Author: Sonal Vij

  • “Abandoned Rug”

    “I feel like an unwanted rug left under a tree for years. Like I have no purpose or relevance in this world. Just a disgusting old rug tossed aside.” “How can you feel like a rug? And why have you been tossed aside?” “That is a question for the one who once wanted me so […]

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  • “Ghostwriter”

    This is the story of a young man. A grown man. Today is nothing new but just another day of the week. The alarm will buzz the young man out of deep sleep. But it will be the thunderstorms that will finally throw him out of the comfortable bed. The rain is in no mood […]

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  • “Day 1”

    I don’t know how many times I have fallen down and picked myself up again. Starting the whole routine with writing affirmations, practicing yoga and eating healthy to name a few. It seems like along with life in general, I am constantly struggling with staying focused on the things that matter. More precisely things that […]

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  • “Little breaths!”

    “It feels like I went for a deep dive into the unknown. Desperately hopeful that I was doing the right thing, but then I never came back above the waves. It felt like I was holding onto that one breath and kept swimming. It was a survival instinct. Moreover, I don’t think I knew any […]

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  • “my voice”

    I just finished watching the docuseries titled ‘Harry and Meghan.’ And so, for today’s 15 min writing practice, I decided to write about the same. Firstly, the series is quite well-made. It isn’t something that is overdone at all. In fact, I wish they had spoken more in-depth about Harry’s life growing up in ‘the […]

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  • “Honestly, speaking/ writing!

    So, I am not a trained writer. Which is quite apparent from my vocabulary and style of writing. Yes, I call it my style of writing because it is the authentic me. I pick stories from my own experiences and poems about topics I would rather talk about but don’t have the people or the […]

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