I looked at my right- crawling cars and peeping peddlers on a backdrop of a crowded-chawl – all the right things in Pune. But the city served as an acute reminder, “You are not in an IIT”I turned my gaze to the left – an empty square- no hopes & dreams – nothing was left inContinue reading “Cross the road – and your fears!”
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Achievements and speed bumps!
“I am worthless, that’s why they fired me” Words hardly making their way through the moist eyes and trembling fingers.“No, that is not the case. You know it is because of the COVID” A comforting voice.“I don’t know. I was never so unsure about my career. I am not ready to handle this crisis. IContinue reading “Achievements and speed bumps!”
Fragility: imperfections that make us perfect!
The current COVID situation has put all of our plans on hold and we have suffered in various ways – Job loss, pay cuts, death of closed ones, and counting.This uncertainty got me thinking about my fragility as a human being. Yes, I am a human, and the truth is, to be human is to be fragile.Yes,Continue reading “Fragility: imperfections that make us perfect!”
“You know what, I am tired of your excuses now!” She was looking at him with an intensity unknown to him. She was furious. The devil was dancing on her face, and the tune was vibrating through her cheekbones. “What excuses?” He tried to play dumb, but he knew what she was going to jumpContinue reading “Free fall!”
He got out of their car and looked ahead. The weather was stormy, drizzle was a constant and the night had started stepping in the horizon; yet he could see the vastness and depths of Baoli step wells slowly unfolding in front of him. His mesmerized expressions matched with the friends accompanying him, as theyContinue reading “Deepest Fears!”
Lost and Found
“Welcome to the lost and found section. How may I assist you?” “I think I’ve lost something.” “And what it would be?” “My life.” “That is indeed a serious problem then. When did you lose it?” “I woke up today, and realized that I don’t have it anymore. I don’t even know when did IContinue reading “Lost and Found”
How to know a job or company is ideal for you – The PWC framework!
“Hello Abhishek, I hope I didn’t disturb you.” The half-slept, half-awaken me took some time to recognize that voice on the call, as it broke my sweet sleep, with my bed being the back seat of my Uber. A sudden speed-breaker helped me to get back to my senses, and I looked at my phonesContinue reading “How to know a job or company is ideal for you – The PWC framework!”
The Indian Society is fu*ked – but who gives a damn?
I just wanted to scream about what is wrong with me (and you too)!
Meaning of life in one word?
Let me tell you about a boy. He is an orphan. Nobody is born an orphan. He wasn’t either. But I feel that he should have been. Shocked? Angry? Or feel like “how disgusting this writer is!”? I’d still say the same words. That boy was left by his parents on the doorsteps of anContinue reading “Meaning of life in one word?”
For The Night Is Still Young And Will Is Still Strong
The arrogant sea was in a rage. He had allowed his waves to go wild. They were smashing the shore hard. The beach was shaking with fear. The coral rocks were being crumbled into pieces. Any boat that entered the sea would only return to the beach in pieces. Small pieces. With broken wills. Indeed,Continue reading “For The Night Is Still Young And Will Is Still Strong”