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Poem

Walking out of shadows

April 28, 2017 • Vertika Dixit • 33

Artwork

Extend yourself

Sometimes all you have to do is to extend a hand. Don't lose hope if they don't take it right then. Don't predict, don't control, don't analyse. Just come, extend a hand, ask a question, softly say, "I'm here when you want."

April 4, 2017 • Dhriti Sarkar • 19 • New Delhi

Article

Of Deep Emotion and Deeper Realisation

While I eventually began realising that such acts were getting me nowhere, it didn’t relieve me of my depressive tendencies. I would often go through periods of intense emotion and existential dilemmas, wondering where my place was in an increasingly bleak world.

April 4, 2017 • Kabir David • New Delhi