Leaving Behind Gray

Aarushi Gupta
Human efforts to make existing feel a little bit more like living.
Created 03 Aug 2021
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  • The Thing About a Relentless Mind
    21 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 3 1
    “My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. and why? What's this passion for?” ― Virginia Woolf At some point ...
  • How to Leave Behind Gray: The Rules
    02 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 4
    Dear readers— today is a bit different! I’m going to share my hopes, recommendations, and well-wishes before I get to the bulk of this newsletter. It’s just been Halloween! I hope you all had a fulfil...
  • The Other End of the Line
    24 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 6 12
    Today is a sort of follow-up on the first newsletter, Welcoming August, and the most recent one, Loving is Limitless. I’ve pondered a lot about feeling unloved or unwanted or unnecessary; It is only n...
  • Loving is Limitless
    07 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 7 7
    The thing is, I am loved. I don’t know if I believe this yet, but I know it is true. I am so reluctant to tell myself that this is the case. And yet, it is. The other thing is, you are loved too. I’m ...
  • Envy is Green, Too.
    29 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 5 5
    I wrote a poem two nights ago. It was a difficult night, like most of mine seem to be these days. This is what came out of it— insecurity wrapped in layers of metaphors. You can’t ever go wrong with m...
  • Ode To The Kitchen
    18 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 7 8
    From ‘Kitchen’ by Banana Yoshimoto: “The place I like best in this world is the kitchen. No matter where it is, no matter what kind, if it’s a kitchen, if it’s a place where they make food, it’s fine ...
  • Crashing Without Knowing How to Land
    14 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 9 6
    Where did I go wrong? This, a question I’ve asked myself more times in recent days than I’d like to admit. I don’t know where I went wrong. It always feels like everyone else is two paces faster, as i...
  • Welcoming August
    04 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 4 2
    July has been, to put it simply, good. I look back on myself throughout the past school year, and I experience a sort of sadness that makes me want to pull my old self in close and hold her for a few ...
  • Leaving Behind Gray
    03 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
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