Good morning, You! On a few days I do not find myself prolific with words and I don’t post. I had resolved I would blog everyday but lately it seemed exhausting. Also I didnt use to have the material to consistently blog daily. I would stare at the screen, no thoughts forthcoming. so for now…… Continue reading What’s in a name?
I’m arriving into my thirties, With retinol and tretinoin, With colitis and a random thoughts about matching my non existent child’s age with the age I shall be jolted into, Maybe ten Twenty years later. I’ll want these too These slippers These leggings, the shopping app tells me. How does it know? I’ll want refreshing…… Continue reading Arriving
What happens when a rape is reported? It’s on the news for a few days. The victim’s ordeal turns into a commercial nightmare. Political parties seize the issue to stress upon failure of governance, a few scapegoats are suspended and the cry for justice rises and falls like a wave. Shakespeare in Julius Caesar says…… Continue reading Men: Raising them right
I remember that when I was doing my graduation we were had in our syllabus poems by Kamala Das. My professor (HOD) who I was in awe of because of her hold on the english language as well as her knowledge of literature unlike the two other professors kept using the term “controversial” for Kamala…… Continue reading Kamala- The voice of a controversial woman
Kajal from yesterday, Still clings under my eyes after I’ve woken up, After I’ve washed my face with an ayurvedic concoction, Like little drops of rain cling to the clouds just before they give in. So do the dreams. Tiny tidbits and remnants From last night’s dreams will haunt me for the day. It doesn’t…… Continue reading Kajal
When it comes down to what the worst Expletive you can use for a woman That does not adhere to your comfort Who does not tick the box at the end saying I agree and accept. Next. And the worst that you give to her, Calling her a Whore A slut Randi It’s amusing, You…… Continue reading The worst
कुछ पुराने ज़ख्म छोड़ जाते हैं निशान, जैसे समंदर रोज ही किनारे पर खड़ी चट्टानों पर वार करती है, कभी कोई कोना ढ़ह जाता है कभी कोई हिस्सा जर्जर खुद को किसी पेड़ के तने से बांध कर खुद को हर दिन एक जंग लड़ा करता है मग़र तुम आज कितने समय के बाद आए…… Continue reading घाव
Some leaves will wilt, And drop dead as you tread on your path, lost in your thoughts, Unaware that life took a leave at your feet. Some dragonflies will be killed at the hands of little kids, As you sit reading Kamala in your room, Conflicted whether you should leave them be Your mind wavers…… Continue reading Inevitability
Goodmorning People! Trust me my demeanour is contagious when I say this. It’s akin to someone throwing the window open and screaming to the world what a gorgeous day it was. Honestly, it was gloomy as hell and rained until now as I’m having my tea. It’s a concoction of tea dust, mint leaves and…… Continue reading चाय! CHAI!
Goodmorning ! Here is another day that You and I can use to be kinder to someone than we were yesterday. What good are we anyways if we do not wish to grow and be better people? Its dangerous to stagnate. Monsoon has finally arrived in Jharkhand. We learnt in our Geography class that the…… Continue reading A thing of beauty