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Poem: A Swirl Of One’s Own
2014-01-08 14:30
In the ten days since you arrived, We’ve heard you are like us. Her father’s chin, her mother’s ears. When she’s angry, she fits right in, On the maternal side. Fo… Read More
2013-04-05 22:10
I’ve spent the whole of today thinking about the first few months on the Internet. We had one of the first few internet accounts in India. An unassuming vsnl account perhaps. I had a p… Read More
I Ate A Paan In Benaras
2013-03-08 22:29
It’s taken me a few months to digest everything that I saw and took in Varanasi. It’s an absurd metropolis of memory, silt, silk and myth. It made me wish I had been there sooner… Read More
Brave New World Of Make-up
2013-02-24 11:05
Pots of rouge, little boxes of eyeshadows, gleaming rich colours in lipstick tubes, the creamy sets of foundation and the brushes, always the brushes! It’s a world with forbiddingly hi… Read More
2013-02-23 03:14
Good girls make mistakes. Good girls become girls who can be easily doubted. And they get married to boys who think they are perfect. Good girls then become sad women. Brave Good girls then… Read More
2012-06-04 23:43
When I was a girl, of merely eleven years, my freedom came from power cuts at night. At precisely 11:20 every night, power went off, plunging our tiny street into darkness. There she was, th… Read More
Poem: Time That Flies
2012-06-04 23:28
In the utterly quiet are heard tiny wings. Food uncovered, or flowers. Hearts and stomachs They spasm. Tight. Bees make honey, Flies make disease. This is love. Some sweetness, some lack of… Read More
2012-02-29 19:32
A bad case of spam injection, and me unleashed on the ftp meant that pretty much everything in the blog was lost for a little bit. I struggled, read up things, and couldn’t figure out… Read More
2012-01-13 12:13
3 words anyone? A few stories perhaps… if nothing else. PS – This is how it works. You give me three words that pop into your head – and I try and weave them into a very s… Read More
2012-01-07 10:50
Viswanathan is not entirely easy to pronounce, but your inability to say it right, has more to do with your unwillingness to learn. If Viswanathan was the name of a wine (Schwarzriesling), a… Read More

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