Why do you find yourself pushing them away? A hard brick wall built around like an army bunker Is it the fear of getting hurt, the fear of broken promises and irreparable trust Weapons of mass destruction Could it be the apprehension of entering unknown territory, not understanding the footing or place The resistance becoming … Continue reading War of Walls
"Girls who don't wear scarves on their heads are prostitutes."The bitter words cut through her like blunt knives. Forcefully slicing through her flesh, burying deep within her.She fumbled for the scarf around her neck, her cheeks burning with intense heat. She draped it over her head and covered up what seemed like every last bit … Continue reading Cover Your Mind
I have often been asked how I handle tough situations or have overcome traumatic experiences. The answer is, there is no answer.Every single person is facing some kind of struggle and they deal with difficult situations in different ways. It's suffice to say that my struggle is no more significant than yours, as I have … Continue reading Life Lessons
"I can't have my son marry a Pakistani or a Memon. I don't want him ruining his life. My eldest married a Surti- look at him." Her cheeks burned with more shame than anger. As the only Surti in the room, She watched her mother in-law, words spilling out of her mouth with no concern … Continue reading This is not a Race..