Monthly Archives: April 2012

utilitarian beauty

plastic bags digging in- to her palms, leaving red welts where they had hung all the way from town to home, her hair a bit sticky, strands rebelling against her chignon, conniving with sweat tracing an easy line down the curve … Continue reading

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Law against Sex

i did not approve. i inveighed against this rigid world with its carapaces of codes of conduct- hard, unwavering.i was all in favor of grays and had lobbied strongly against the black and white option because i’m all for freedom … Continue reading

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Cheap Pain(t)

Disgustingly doe-eyed, i spin thread after thread, silky, supple, in swathes, begging to be stroked, s(m)oothed and woven.. if the threads end up tangled and  knotted, in clumps, warted, it’s your unstroke, absent and ignorant. Carefully coquettish, i coax words … Continue reading

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Violent Morning

There! He slapped another bucketful of water on me. It was eight in the morning and the street had come alive, abuzz. Had he no sense of propriety, making a dripping wet spectacle of me, on a public road? Yellow cabs … Continue reading

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In (too much) Flesh and (too little) Blood

it’s not that she’s fat, it’s just that the abundance is displayed, plentifully, piously, like a, a pilgrimage site- to be deified? Natural bracelets on her wrists that jiggled as she made her points, vehement and viscuous, just like her. … Continue reading

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Book Me!

I felt his gaze, scorching through me and involuntarily, turned and looked, taking in the wavy hair, the rolled-back sleeves- seven out of ten, I decided. Before I could make up my mind on whether to make a pass, he … Continue reading

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Absence

No, I don’t miss seeing you Tilt your head a little to the side As you half-listen to whatever Gibberish I choose to spout, The spout of the tea pot Steaming up the space between you and me.   No, … Continue reading

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