Author: shailpik

EP Release: Fragments

Greetings from a fairly surreal time on planet Earth when the global population has entered into self-imposed social isolation. COVID-19 AKA the Corona Virus has done what nobody thought was possible. It has stopped the human civilisation dead in its tracks. As with everything else in the manifest realm, it has a dark side and…

Musings In Isolation

I love the desolate afternoons that remind me of my calm mountain lover. I love the sound of the birds overtaking the intermittent automobile. I love that silent feeling of the evening creeping in. I love the stillness that sets in much before the city has slept. The smell of fear is lost in the…

Drenched Kolkata

Chapter 1: Drenched

“It was a subtle thing. Like rain but finer. It is hard to describe. You just had to be there. Billions experienced it. It went on forever. Everything felt like it would be soaked after some time. But it wasn’t that kind of rain.”

Meditation En Foret by Madcarak

Prologue: The Floating Man

“This is going to sound rather cliched, but where exactly am I?” The man asked this with a look of polite curiosity. He was brown-skinned, but not tanned. He had a good head of hair, somewhat messy but looked like it saw the occasional hairdresser. It was a naturally enclosed area. A rock face blocking…

Kolkata howrah bridge 2011

7 Years Later

Dear friend, If you’re reading this, thank you for sticking around. I am truly grateful that you did. On the 17th of June, ShadowBlink will complete 7 years of official existence. The past few years have been quiet on the public front. And that’s because life had a few things for me to experience before…

The ShadowBlink Universe

The Story is the working title of the fiction fantasy story that proceeds along with the music of ShadowBlink. See it as the universe where I proudly collect and display my fantasies, ideas for the future and their connection to the ever-evolving philosophy of my life. It is a blend of science fiction, spirituality and…