‘I don’t care, I don’t mind dying. What is the use of waiting till you get old? This is no good. You want to die when you are young. That is good, that is what I am doing’. — Udham Singh

Shaheed-E-Azam Udham Singh’s Last Remains at Sunam, Punjab. Picture by Gurpreet Dhariwal. Shaheed-E-Azam means a Martyr

Yesterday, I watched the movie ‘Sardar Udham Singh’ on Amazon Prime along with my mother. The name ‘Udham Singh’ is not new to me. …


“Most people are about as happy as their self confidence will allow them to be.” ― Shannon L. Alder

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I have not been writing a lot lately. And it’s not like somebody has discouraged me. It’s me this time. I am unable to concentrate on writing after my second book is out on the market. …


Written by Martine Weber in ‘Kaurageously Yours’.

Picture by Gurpreet Dhariwal

I would like to extend my gracious thanks to a beautiful soul ‘Martine Weber’ for writing an amazing ‘Foreword’ for ‘Kaurageously Yours.’

Her support, love, and encouragement have always been commendable to me. I hope you all love reading her words.

We all need a voice at the end of…


No one talked about trauma when I was young, despite being steeped in it (understandably of course, as knowledge of trauma and PTSD has only gone mainstream in the last decade).

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Mia Miller and I go a long way on Medium. I first started reading her work in March 2020 when I was new here and reading her words felt like inspiration.

She has written authentic and brave articles on topics including When Men Complain #Meetoo Has Gone Too Far, What…


Prose Poem

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I’ve been unkind to myself lately, I am not sure from where I shall begin this true story, Where I kept on cursing myself in the wee hours of the mid-summer morning, But then something knocked my head as someone hit me with a baseball bat I kept for morons…


Book Review

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I have read brilliant write-ups of Laurie Perez here on Medium. That’s how I got to know about her. It was a pleasure for me to interview such an amazing author.

Reading her book became my never-ending quest of discovering who I am in Amie’s soul.

The story keeps you…


Have some courtesy and make an effort of purchasing the book.

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I am writing this article for all those morons (Yeah! I call them morons.) who don’t know me personally, never read my work, and just came across my profile randomly while scrolling social media.

You boil my blood for no good reason. I detest the audacity with which you ask…


“If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.” ― Claudia Adrienne Grandi

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Why do we write letters only to people whom we have known? Why couldn’t it be someone unknown too? Does it truly matter if we know the person in real? I believe not anymore.

I am willing enough to write a letter to a stranger. Someone whom I don’t even…

Gurpreet Dhariwal

Author of “My Soul Rants: Poems of a Born Spectator”. Domestic Violence Survivor, Sketcher, Dog Lover, Poet. www.gurpreetdhariwal.com/

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