The world that we live in often gives us, through 280-character posts, a very black and white perspective, but you cannot possibly be a hundred per cent dark or a hundred per cent light all the time; even empathy has to be given and taken in measured doses.
Mr. Shehbaz Sharif, Congratulations on your momentous achievement last night. Three years after the largest child sexual abuse scandal in Pakistan’s history was revealed to have been brewing in your … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Chief Minister of Punjab
There is a relentless urge in me to keep pushing the boundaries of the systems we have had forced upon us. I cannot, will not stop and I do not … Continue reading #Enough
You don’t get paid much for anything, anymore. You’d think my job would be appreciated; who willingly spends eight hours a day with the dead? But, apparently, picking up the … Continue reading Grave Digger
They say the first thing someone notices about you is your shoes, so I wear old sneakers with frayed laces and flats with scuffed edges. And when I’m faced with … Continue reading On Change and Contentment
I would make a perfect girl (If I were quieter, gentler, mild) I would make a better student (If I were compliant, agreeable, tame) I would make a better daughter … Continue reading Perfect Girl
The wedding season has brought with it a drought of rishtas. It’s been three months since the last time you were approached about your daughter and then they had turned … Continue reading Conversations with a Rishta Aunty