A happy puppy.

He reminded me of the kind of love that drowns you. His words always felt like a push off the cliff and his touch felt more hot than warm. But then if I drowned, he'd kiss me till I could breathe again. If he pushed me off a cliff, he'd fall with me and hold me close in an embrace and take the impact....

It is really obvious why.

The first time I ever dated someone, I was often asked this question: "Why do you love me?". I didn't have an answer then but I do have a new perspective now. This poem isn't for that first someone but it is based around her question. We all get asked the same question and I hope to answer some of them. Read: "It's really obvious why. Because like moonlight, you made my scars beautiful. You tasted like burning scotch..."

Let’s stay sober tonight.

Abu was a storyteller by day and an alcoholic by night. Every day, till seven in the evening, he took money from kids and told them stories of black moons and flying swans. At night, after the last story, he would drink for hours. That's when and how he came up with his stories. He was twenty-two...

I fell in love with my best friend.

I don't have to say much about this one except that you don't need a trigger warning because this piece has a happy ending. I met her young, and I shall love her old. Read this poem on my journey, habits, best friend and more? It starts like this - "I have a few habits ever since I was little kid and she knew them....

Not all dates are the same.

It's very tough to remember how a conversation played out when it has been a few years and you've not even thought about it once. Luckily for me, I had a map that helped me remember every important detail. This map was made out of lyrics and tunes that we sang together. There was an instrumental, an upbeat tune, a Hindi nomad song, and two story-telling ones. Read the story to remember the conversation with me.....