The poet.

 “Our hearts are caged, 

and are banging on cell doors​, 

to be let out free, 

to live fulfillment,

and freedom,

to live of love,

to live of rage,

Of colors,

Of fire,

Of magic.”

 To find out more about the poem scroll on to my story: “The Poet.”


Poetic rants.

Rants are part of life. There’s nothing you can do about it. There’s actually something extremely intriguing about it. It’s how you do it that matters. Not why you’re doing it. Or even if there are opinions that conflict these.

So I found ways to doing this. And one way that really relieved me is either making poetry or reading. You can also find this on my Instagram.


“Broken”- We’re all a little broken, 

Broken in our own way,

But the last time I checked,

Broken crayons still color.
We’re all a little alone,

Aloned by people,

But you still have yourself,

 To bring some cheer into your way.
We’re all a little hated,

Hated for our real, 

But the last person I spoke to,

Told me I am loved.
We’re all a little jealous,

Jealous cause why not me?

But your time will come when you take chances.
We’re all a little joyful,

Joyful cause it’s life,

Live it and experience every emotion.

-Shashvathi S Hariharan

And then, she gave in;

Gave in her strength and stopped holding herself back.

She let those tears roll down her cheeks, those cheeks that had never been wet by tears.

As the water hit her face, she moaned. They collided and hit the floor 

Invaluable and precious tears that could’ve shed for something better,

rather than this. – Shashvathi S Hariharan


Her soul was a strange one.

A mixture of the strangest, yet beautiful things.

Strange? What is strange? Strange  is falling in love with the unique things. Unique things that people don’t notice, notice the beauty in them.

She loved the gloom of the rain.

She loved the aftermath of rain- everything about it..

She loved books, the smell, the feel, the way she could escape reality.

She loved the eyes of people, the way each one could convey what it’s been through.

She was special, unique and strange yet beautiful.

She knew that beauty wasn’t on the outside,

It was on the inside, and the inside is what matters.

She was strange, yet beautiful on the inside.- Shashvathi S Hariharan


She just cared so much. 

So much, for everything.

It was just part of her,

And that was why she got hurt.

People knew she cared, and they took her for granted.

She would bend down to give a hand and people would tread on her hand.

She knew she’d  have to change, but it’s easier said than done.

And then the day dawned, she’d had enough.

Sh told herself “Enough”.-Shashvathi S Hariharan


Our life is a surge of colors.

We are in ourself, a beautiful rainbow.

Have you seen a rainbow?

It’s beautiful! And, it’s made of a lot of colors.

Colors that depict beauhy of itself.

Sometimes, you’re a bright yellow, to light up someone’s day.

And then, sometimes you’re a pretty pink, just too beautiful to handle.

I’ma red too, too spicy and rude to be human.

But then there’s blue when you feel deep in the dumps.

And the worst feared- black.

I feel black, dark and lonely.

I feel alone.-Shashvathi S Hariharan

Extremes” and another one I didn’t name. Meh.

Have you ever noticed, sometimes in life you’re either gasping for breath either because you’re laughing way too hard or you’re crying way too hard. The extremes always leave you breathless.


Sometimes I wished life was a lot simpler, 

But I have come to understand that,

If life decided to collapse, it would collapse gracefully,

And rebuild itself with utmost strength.

Strength, that will uphold it next time. -Shashvathi S Hariharan

Sometimes life has come to a point, where crying, talking or poetry don’t mean anything more.

She took a deep breath.

It would be the last adventure of her life.

She let her feet slip,

And she soared.

She felt pumped once and for last.- Shashvathi S Hariharan. (venting out suicidal thoughts.)


And then silence prevailed.

They got closer and closer. And almost everything had come to order.

She felt complete.-Shashvathi S Hariharan


That’s not all. I’ve written lots of other which I’ve misplaced and will take 84 years to find. So the next blog I’d probably get more.

The Ultimate Playlist.

Music means a lot to me. I thought I should make a playlist- blog post cause every blog has one. These are some songs that truly mean something to me. So here you go!!

  • Cold- Maroon 5 ft.Future
  • Everyday- Ariana Grande ft. Future
  • Barcelona- Ed Sheeran
  • BO$$- Fifth Harmony
  • This is What You Came For- Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna
  • Castle On the Hill- Ed Sheeran
  • Something Just Like This- The Chainsmokers &The Coldplay
  • All We Know- The Chainsmokers ft. Phoebe Ryan
  • Closer- The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey
  • Don’t let me down- The Chainsmokers ft. Daya
  • Nancy Mulligan- Ed Sheeran
  • History- One Direction
  • Paris- The Chainsmokers
  • Setting Fires- The Chainsmokers
  • Let me Love you- D J Snake ft. Justin Bieber
  • Drag Me Down- One Direction
  • Story of my life- One Direction
  • Love me like you so- Ellie Goulding
  • Miss Movin’ on- Fifth Harmony
  • Sledgehammer- Fifth Harmony
  • That’s my girl- Fifth Harmony
  • Galway Girl- Fifth Harmony
  • I Don’t Wanna Live Forever- ZAYN, Taylor Swift
  • I hate you, I love you- Gnash ft. Olivia O’ Brian
  • Just Hold on- Steve Aoki, Louis Tomlinson
  • Baby- Justin Bieber ft. Ludacris ( You gotta forgive me for this. I don’t know why I like it. It’s probably because, he sounds like a girl, or because it’s about First Love.)
  • Sorry- Justin Bieber
  • Chained to the Rhythm- Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley
  • Firework- Katy Perry
  • Rise- Katy Perry ( Okay, this song’s got some serious stuff. It inspires me more than anything.)
  • Hot N Cold- Katy Perry
  • This is How We Do- Katy Perry
  • It Ain’t me- Kygo, Selena Gomez
  • First Time- Kygo, Ellie Goulding
  • Lean On- D J Snake & major Lazer ft. MØ
  • Bad Things- Machine Gun Kelly, Camila Cabello ( This song means hella a lot to me. It’s really close to me and gets to me to my highest and extreme most emotions)
  • Down- Marian Hill
  • Me Too- Meghan Trainor ( Yeah, nice quirky song to get your spirits up in the morning)
  • I’m a Lady- Meghan Trainor
  • Confident- Demi Lovato (Aaah..another of those beautiful inspirational ones)
  • We Don’t Talk Anymore- Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez
  • Heart Attack- Demi Lovato
  • Soap- Melanie Martinez
  • Dollhouse- Melanie Martinez
  • Best​ Song Ever- One Direction
  • Sugar- Maroon 5
  • Uptown Funk- Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
  • That’s What I Like- Bruno Mars
  • Reflection- Fifth Harmony
  • Work- Rihanna
  • Only You- Selena Gomez
  • Same old Love- Selena Gomez
  • Try Everything- Shakira
  • I’m in Love with a Monster- Fifth Harmony ( Yaaay! This is one of those good vibe songs I love and is also one of my all- time-favourites. I can listen to it at any mood.)
  • Shape Of You- Ed Sheeran ( Aah, one more of those all- time- favourites and good vibe ones.)
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer- Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello
  • Treat You Better- Shawn Mendes
  • Bad Blood- Taylor Swift
  • Red- Taylor Swift
  • Begin Again- Taylor Swift
  • 22- Taylor Swift
  • Shake it Off- Taylor Swift
  • Blank Space- Taylor Swift
  • Everything Has Changed- Taylor Swift ft. Ed Sheeran
  • Sign Of The Times- Harry Styles
  • We are Never Ever Getting Back Together- Taylor Swift
  • I Knew You Were Trouble- Taylor Swift ( ALERT: DEEP EMOTIONS)
  • Worth it – Fifth Harmony ft. Kid Ink
  • Work From Home- Fifth Harmony ft. TY Dolla $ign
  • Stay- Zedd, Alessia Cara
  • New Man- Ed Sheeran

Okay, this is probably ultimate playlist and I know I probably left some of YOUR favorite songs. If I did, just notify me. And, BTW, I didn’t put *all* of my favorite songs in this either. I’ve only put some of my recent favorite most. So I would sure be making edits. Stay tuned.


The glasses. (Chapter one)

I stood up and brushed the hair out of my face. I stumbled around for my glasses and put them on. I’d rolled off my bed.

‌I showered and dressed and headed down for breakfast. After breakfast, I decided to read a book, so I settled in my bed and started to read, and then, I dozed off, with the book in my hand. 

I woke up and rubbed my eyes. What was the time?? 2:00pm. What?? I’d started to read at 10:00am..I’d slept through for four hours…! No way! I wasn’t much of a sleepyhead! 

I rubbed my eyes and headed down. And then, I saw something​ and stopped dead in my tracks. It was something I’d seen before, no, I’d heard of it. I’d heard of it’s descriptions and it was exactly like how I’d imagined it to be.

It was a monster, from….GREEK MYTHOLOGY!!! It was a gorgon. But wait, this couldn’t be real. After all, it was mythology. And even if it were a gorgon, one of the three sisters, I should have turned to stone now.

I pinched myself. Nope, I wasn’t dreaming. My eyes could probably be deceiving me, I rubbed them and realized​ I wasn’t wearing my glasses. I literally stumbled up the stairs and put my glasses on. 

Nope, my eyes were playing tricks on me. There was nothing. No gorgon. No Greek  Mythology. And then, I forgot all about it, not taking it too seriously.

And then it happened again. I was running home, because I was really excited. And then I fell face down, gashing my chin badly and grazing my knees and hands badly. My glasses shattered and flew across the road. I slowly got myself on my toes and slowly limped home. And then, I saw it again. The gorgon was standing next to my doorway. I was already unstable and collapsed on the spot.

I woke up hours later, and found myself in my bed. My friend had got me back in bed. I slowly got myself up and looked around. There, my friend sat next to my bed squeezing my hands. And then, one more glance, there it was! The gorgon. It was back. It was standing next to my bookshelf and peering at the book I’d been reading the first time I saw it. 

That drove me crazy. I’d seen it twice. I screamed in horror, drenching the room with a shrill sense of excitement and horror. My friend, squeezed my hand so tightly, that I felt no blood running through it.

 “WHAT THE FREAKING HELL IS GOING ON???” she screamed into my ear. “That thing, it’s a gorgon… I see something..” I panted out pointing near the bookshelf. “THERE’S NOTHING OVER THERE.” she screamed back. I fainted, over again. 

I woke up the next day. I was alone. I stumbled around for my glasses. I always wondered why I had to wear glasses. I could see perfectly, even without them. 

I couldn’t find my glasses. And then, I remembered. My glasses, they’d fallen off, the other day and they were shattered. “Great. Simply great.” I thought. And then I stood up and collapsed. I slowly got back on to bed.

 I looked around literally swearing to myself, that one more time I saw a gorgon, I’d jump off the balcony. There you go. I did see it.

 Guess what?  This time it was sitting right next to me. It stared me in the eye. I just froze. Well, I don’t know if it was because she was staring , that I’d become stoned, or I was simply stunned and stoned.

The gorgon caressed my hair. I sat there gaping. I’d just fallen and bruised every part of my body,  and then my friend had fled thinking I was a mad woman, and then there was this gorgon here caressing my hair. 

I didn’t know what to do. Should I caress her hair too?? But what if the snakes lunged back..? I mean, her hair was just a bunch of snakes. “So, how are you my li’l sissy??” she hissed. “I’m as fine as possible. Though, I’m still weak.” I hissed back, but it wasn’t me. I wasn’t talking. Someone else was in there, in me, I wasn’t talking. 

“When you leaving this girl? I’ve had enough of her. Always screaming or over- reacting.” said Stheno​. I didn’t know how I figured her name, but I just knew it at the moment. “Gimme sometime. This girl has something up. She can see you when I ain’t awake in her soul.” I said back. 


 I could see without my glasses. I could see a whole new world, and I could stare Stheno​ in the eye without turning to stone. That wasn’t all. I probably had Medusa using me for something.

To be Contd.