It’s the outside that matters

A long time ago or to be precise 5 years ago, back when I was in the 12th grade, my English professor asked my class if we would take a pledge with her.It was just another casual day and I don’t know what prompted her to do this, nevertheless curious as we were about what…

Bruised hospital walls.

The once painted walls of the hospital are now enveloped in grimy stains and white flakes. Numerous charcoal scratches from the multitude of stretchers that have grazed them. These black stains you associate with fear and sickness. The stagnant air around you toxic like the ashen fumes of a truck. So you sit holding your…

Kill them with kindness.

As rituals go, as soon as it was 10 o’clock, my phone showed “home calling”. And almost every day it’s the same old spiel, “How was college?” “Did you see anything interesting?” “Eat properly. Drink water. You’re a growing kid, you don’t need to diet.” Needless to say the latter is most often than not…

Halcyon

The heat of the blazing sun above scorched down on my fatigued eyes My tired feet scurry toward the library Time was fast moving and the test not too far. Alas the silence of the library was unnerving, my eyes remained fixed on the book but my mind wandered, as I read the same line…

#1 Violence against doctors 

Here’s what’s new. (Not really) Watson and I are starting this new series called “SERO-WAR” where we each pick a side on a relevant topic and make an attempt to give some insight into the same. Basically, a debate. We’re just trying to be fancy here. Sero-war is a play on the word serovar which…

Superhero in white 

Do you know how feel when you encounter a celebrity. Even the ones you don’t really love that much. You gawk at them in awe from afar,your eyes getting bigger and bigger wondering whether to approach them or admire them from afar.You think about what their lives are actually like ,beyond what you can see.As…

A day in the life of

  (Not really) Watson : 5:15.Snooze.5:30.Snooze.5:45.About time right?I turn off the alarm.I wonder whether I can muster up the willpower to leave the comfort of my satin sheets.Will it be one of those days?Or will I lie to myself that I needed a little more sleep and go right back into hibernation.Ah what the hell,this…

Her smile,His heart

The dreaded day had arrived for us.It was the case-presentation day.Out of the 12 students posted in Medicine ,one (un)lucky student would be asked to present a case history of a patient in front of the head doctor of the Unit.He was a stern man the head doctor,a fine doctor but a stern man. The…