To Write, To Live, To Be.

I write when I am happy… I write when I am not

I write when I see a flood, I write when I see a draught…

I write to be, to be I write

Words, Phrases and Books are My Life


I write when you hurt me I write when you love

I write like a vulture or like a meek peaceful dove

I write to express, I write to de-stress

I write because I can, I write to progress


I write to vent it out, I scream through my words

I yell , I fight, I like cry a bird

who has been ensnared in the net of the society…

of hippocrates, losers and promoters of patriarchy


One thing I must say, I am grateful to be born

In democratic India where we can mourn,

criticise, be happy or sad about issues

can have opinions with smiles or tissues


Thank God in India, we at least can write

Because I write to be, to be, I write


About Surabhi Pandey 292 Articles
A former TV Presenter at Doordarshan Delhi​, Surabhi is the author of 'Nascent Wings' and 'Saturated Agitation'. She is a freelance journalist focused on Lifestyle and Social commentaries. She has been writing in this space for six years. Her work has appeared in numerous media outlets, including the Times of India, YP SG, Lifestyle Collective, Youth Ki Awaaz and Re:ad Poetry among others. She also writes Tech articles that have appeared on Tech Collective, Kr Asia, SBO.SG, SYNC PR, Entrepreneur and e27. She is the founder of The Vent Machine.


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