15 Powerful Poems That Speak To The Strength In Our Broken Human Spirits

We associate pain with the most sorrowful of sentiments, but not all pain is bad. Not every time that we find ourselves at the very rock bottom of our consciousness, does it signify an ending of our joys. Sometimes, we need to find ourselves broken, so very broken, that piecing ourselves together again becomes a privilege to look forward to. Our human spirits are made of way more than that which a single blow can destroy. There is strength and love underneath, and with poetry like that of WILDER, you can unearth all that and more. Take a look. Only…Continue Reading

21 Simple Poems To Help You Rise & Love In This Broken World

You wake up to news of people killing other people. Your Facebook feed resembles a train wreck because behind all that dark humor and memes, people are hurting. They just don’t know how to relent their anguish and they are tired. You are tired. Tired of trying to make a difference, trying to love, trying to keep up your hope. And today, this list of poems is for you, dear reader. For your heart that pumps fresh blood and rises to meet a new day. For your soul that is weary but can’t stop loving. Let Q. Gibson’s words soothe…Continue Reading

15 Things You Get If EVERYONE Thinks You’re Dating Your Best Friend

So, I’m single. But the world has mistaken me for taken multiple times. I mean, most people I know think I’m dating my best friend (s), mostly because I spend time with them. And the thing is: I’m not. And people thinking I’m dating them doesn’t help change my single status. On the plus side though: I have friends who could rival #RelationshipGoals. If you’ve experienced the “WAIT YOU AREN’T DATING YOUR FRIEND?!”, then this is for you. Your parents keep trying to get you married off to him/her, and have probaaaably legit discussed it with you. People magically appear…Continue Reading

Raw, Inspiring, Badass: This Indian Woman’s Art Captures Everything You Feel

So recently, I’ve been lucky enough to come across a LOT of amazing artists – courtesy the Uncover project. And most recently, I was introduced to the stunning art of Anjali Mehta. Now, what made Anjali’s work stand out for me was the fact that it’s basically, well, everything I’ve ever felt. Her illustrations are brave, bright, and honest. I suppose that’s because she takes so much inspiration from the world around her…and from the words around her. “Lately, I’ve been inspired by life and human emotions in general. How we as human beings interact with life at different stages,…Continue Reading

15 Memes That’ll Make Every Introvert LOL (Very Quietly)

Hello, my name is Farishte, and I’m an introvert. *stares at people hoping to avoid unnecessary interaction* Being an introvert is fun. It mostly just involves spending time with yourself (and loving it) and spending time with a few close friends (and loving that). And also, avoiding avoidable social interaction, because that’s EXHAUSTING. Now, the internet understands this, and gave us a whole bunch of hilariously relatable memes. So, my fellow introverts, let’s unite. Silently. *relates in silence* I might have done this. Once. Twice. A million times. #lol #funnypics #funnypictures #funnymemes #funnypics #introvertproblems #introvert #neighbors #memes #introvertmemes #lmao A…Continue Reading

This Desi Artist Is Turning Your Life Into Art, & It’ll Make You Think

Did you grow up wanting and knowing that you’ll be able to do a million things with your talent? Yeeep. Neither did I. But Avinash Jai Singh did. See, I came across Avinash’s art as a part of the Uncover project, and immediately fell in love with it. His work is surreal, deceptively bright, and most of all: it looks like pages out of a millennial’s life. The most impressive bit? He DOES IT ALL. From photography to film-making to illustrations. Like I said, he grew up wanting and knowing that he’d be able to do a million things with…Continue Reading

17 Poems On Love, Loss And Survival That You Should Read If You Feel Broken

There are moments in life that leave you feeling completely and utterly broken. You know, moments when you feel like you’re walking on broken glass, like every step is fragile and painful. And then there are moments where you feel lighter than a feather, wrapped up in love and happiness. The brokenness you live through to get to the happiness – that, my friend, is survival. And I never quite understood that until I came across Caroline White’s poetry. See, Caroline lived through depression and went on to turn it into art; into words that speak to people across countries.…Continue Reading

19 Short Poems For Those Who Love Like Their Heart Has Never Been Broken

We’ve all had our love thrown away, maybe once, maybe more times than we can count. Each time we return to love, we shoulder a bag of fear. We worry about being broken again, we worry about losing one more person who’s got all of our heart. But then, there are those who love like they’ve never been hurt before. They might be people who’ve experienced heartbreak more than any of us but you’ll see them pooling in all of themselves when love knocks again, the next time. You’ll see their brave hearts and the courage that lies within. You’ll…Continue Reading

19 Quotes That Speak Of The Wonder, Beauty And Joy Of Being In Love

There is simplicity in being with someone who simply gets you. Those 3 A.M. fights where you both don’t want to sleep until you’ve resolved the problem, or those impromptu sunset dates that seem as natural as a meant to be. Moments such as these tend to become colorful pages in your journey of togetherness. When I say color, I also mean Mansi Jikadara’s beautifully illustrated love quotes. A writer herself, she spills her words through some stunning, self-created artwork. Her words, just like her drawings make you feel warm and comfortable. A feeling just like home. And these 19…Continue Reading

19 Tiny, Honest Love Poems That Will Melt Your Heart And Give You Hope

“God Farishte, stop being SUCH a cynic!” This is how most conversations with me usually end. See, I’m not exactly the most romantic, optimistic person. I’m more of a hopeless realist. I don’t really believe in happily-ever-afters. But then I came across Zack Grey’s Instagram – a writer who believes in everything I don’t. See, Zack writes to the soulmate he hasn’t yet found (his book is titled “To The Girl I Haven’t Met”), believing that true love, through all the ups and downs, is inevitable. His poems, though small, are proof that you don’t need big metaphors or fancy…Continue Reading