La la land : Love in the times of reality!

Last year this time, I saw a movie that changed my definition of love for good. Tamasha by Imtiaz Ali, made me rethink all I thought I knew about love.  And here comes another. La La Land. Is more than a love story yet, love is all it is about.  A stunning montage of the…

Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight : True Romance

Three years ago, a friend told me about two movies and ‘Nothing happening in the movie except conversations.’ and I think, Well, the guy who made the movies must have a lot of guts to have faith in his audience. Little did I know Richard Linklater, did not only have faith but a heart and…

On love : The Ballad of the Sad Cafe

Just came across this beautiful piece of writing in this wonderful wonderful book.   “First of all, love is a joint experience between two persons — but the fact that it is a joint experience does not mean that it is a similar experience to the two people involved. There are the lover and the…

Collision

They say loving comes at a cost, you have to risk it all, bare your heart and soul and be vulnerable to another person, and trust that they see how beautiful you really are. And that they don’t break your heart. I thought this is how love was supposed to be, only not really. And…

If your love hurts, its not love..

This article was first published on elephantjournal.com Leave if your love hurts you.Leave if it is always more pain than it is joy.Contrary to what they’ll tell you,Love does not make the world spin around. You can want someone, baby.You can want them until you’re raw.That kind of longing can turn you into water after…

It’s never too soon to say I Love You…

I recently came across this article on Elepanthjournal.com with the same title, and it made me think,  We live in a society where emotions and friendships and time and love have become a game. There’s a proper procedure to be followed if you want the other person to return your emotions, there is a proper…

Love is the Only Reason We are Alive

Falling in love at 85, A poem by the American Poet, IN-Q. I recently stumbled upon this while just scrolling through poems and slams on Youtube. And can I just say, a poem can be anything from a drunken rant to a political agenda to a revolutionary saga. It can also be an epic love…