Interview

There I was smiling politely at the young women smiling back at me. Her eyes shining like hawk beads against the flashing lights and her pearly teeth cased in the lipstick stained lips It was the same routine as usual. The camera was positioned in front of us. The director told the makeup artist to…

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Tenacity

It’s been 11 years 8 months 7 days 12 hours ago…. The world forgot but I didn’t Three teachers and a student They saw the child’s silent abilities Foretold what the future may hold for this kid One teacher observed the child’s creative abilities and said she would be a famous artist one day The…

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Hush of the Eerie Shadow

I hardly ever go to sleep but I keep waking up in weird places I have no memory of being. The last few days I found myself in my neighbors garden shed, in the kitchen, on the streets, in the park and even at a graveyard in the middle of night. This is seriously getting…

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Million Traumas

Reality is the biggest b@#tch All her life she was the outsider,out casted race, a werido, a strange girl That failed to fit into the sterotype boxes the world forced her to be in Yet she navigated through the ups and downs From being last to be picked in groups The one that people fail…

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Nano Tales

Father and Daughter The older she got The younger he became Every time he saw her She reminded him of his mother How she learnt to mould the world Not only in kitchen but for the eyes of sterotype society A father and a daughter finally learnt the art of roti making True friend The…

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Little Red Robin

How hard it is to be stuck in a another dimension of Christmas celebration and still be no part of it? In my childhood I grew up in abroad. Every Christmas was torture… Just like every kid round the block excited about Christmas so was I. The streets would be decorated with fairy christmas lights,…

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Aisle

Smash! The window rattled in fear, the wind howled, and the bolted door flung open. Rain poured in through the side of the screen, drenching the side of mattress inside my room along with the carpet. I will never forget the fierce storm that invaded my peaceful sleep last night. I was wide awake looking…

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Nangeli-Abolishment of breast tax

This is a true old folklore that many of 21th century haven’t heard. It is one of the first feminist acts in India started by a strong powerful women called Nageli who was born in a low caste of –¬†Ezhavas-toddy tappers (who laboured in that awkward gap of society fashions ) and she went create…

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Miss or Mrs

She… Today I lost control. Every thing I kept buried inside rushed to the surface. I saw him again after 9 years. Over the years I learnt the art of fooling people with a smile as a proof that every thing was ok so one knew the reason. I could never be more wrong. I…

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Dad and Periods?

A sweet loving story of a daughter and father’s bond. A story that every man or father should read.

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