Dear Dad.

Butter chicken and naan, That’s what my dad would get me, Every time I excelled at school. Then he would get me books, Any and all, I just had to linger on that shelf. If I looked at a saree too long, He would say “pack it”. I remember I had to choose a third…

What If You Fly?

“There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, What if you fly?” Erin Hanson There is the age old battle between the mind and the heart. While poets and song-writers have sided with the heart, psychologists and behavioral economists have…

Courage is Fear Walking

As children you always look up to your parents as the perfect human beings, they are your personal crisis managers, your A-Team. At midnight, when the monsters come out, they take out their magic wands and chase them away. When they hug you, the world is restored to a happy place. When they say, it’s going…