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I promise.

I promise.

‘I promise.’ It was dark and silent. I could barely hear maa’s sniffles, over my heart knocking on the walls of the cage that was built of rotten flesh and stitched skin- I could barely see baba’s eyes, turning red and teary, as he looked away from […]

f r e e d o m ft. love

f r e e d o m ft. love

last night in my dreams, I screamed aloud, ‘freedom, freedom, freedom!’ my lover lying naked next to me, his hands wrapped around my neck like a noose about to tighten on my life, and choke me to oblivion- woke up, startled! he was drowning in […]

My Appearance Parade ft. m i r r o r

My Appearance Parade ft. m i r r o r

The appearance parade   I am a woman, and tellings told, when I was months old- how my skin should drape itself around the curves and motions of the hollow skeleton, smeared with blood, and uneven smothering of flesh, here and there, and here again. […]

Mahabharata : An Epic In Illustrations

Mahabharata : An Epic In Illustrations

I have grown up in a small town, in a house that was rented, in stories that have been imbibed by me, aurally and not written. I grew immensely fond of reading books, in the later years of my childhood. My mother was my favourite […]

Emily Bronte : Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte : Wuthering Heights

In 1846–1847, Emily Brontë wrote Wuthering Heights in the parsonage of the isolated village of Haworth, in Yorkshire. There is a war, within your heart when you read this book. Wuthering Heights leaves you in a turmoil of emotions, and makes you stop, gasping for breath, and […]