Mundane

mundane adjective lacking interest or excitement; dull. Synonyms: monotonous, boring, everyday Mundane was often casually used in our day-to-day conversation in the years prior to 2020. Never had we thought, we would witness a year that would perfectly define mundane on a cellular level and even could be used with “eventful” to define a time in our lives. Needless to say, 2020 has been quite … Continue reading Mundane

Criminalised

Growing up in Indian culture, a deep-rooted fear of judgement was ingrained within us from a young age. Over the years, this fear of judgement further metamorphosed into shame, guilt, and an imminent societal pressure to be the ‘good girl’. What even defines a ‘good girl’?   Someone who blindly goes by societal rules and norms, even if these rules are heavily flawed and highly patriarchal? … Continue reading Criminalised

The wait

It’s waiting for me at the end of this road. Road meticulously laid,  laid through mountains and woods.   Woods varied with each step, steps numbered yet uncounted.   Uncounted steps taken into new terrain, terrain unknown yet familiar.    Familiar faces left behind,  behind with all the mementos.   It’s waiting for me at the end of this road.  Unsure, uncertain,  taking the remaining … Continue reading The wait