Category Archives: teenage

to you and me: wild flowers

What IS it that we share? Much beyond thai curry and a tendency to hurry, won’t you agree? Is it just kindergarten capers, my tears and your cheers? Or the adolescent years- fifteen year old wonders and acned fears? How … Continue reading

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Spindrift

Spindrift said she of the colour of her uniform, saying the pale blue permitted greying like no other hue. that was her day-dress too, even on those holidays few, when she came over tagging her mother, lending  a helping hand, … Continue reading

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geometry of love

30 degrees in the morning’s cuckoo clock and we were ten years younger, reliving a day when a diary entry had us in a furore, each of us, bisecting, intersecting, making the author flush in anger, enraged that the nose … Continue reading

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Like me, love her!

Yes, catches the eye. What’s wrong with that? Great skin and set off impeccably by any colour you can think of. Turns heads, yes and never bats an eyelid. So, what?Dances with tremendous grace into other people’s hearts and doesn’t … Continue reading

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Drawing first blood

i wished to disappear and thus wipe the stain. Why wasn’t i allowed to faint and plead away from this- mess, blood and gore. Wasn’t i too young to go through this slippery, painful path? Why didn’t i have a … Continue reading

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chick-kin

Do you rememer me dragging you to the wayside dhaba, hoping for juicy bits- of chicken, glances, remarks Do you remember the time when lewdness was an exciting, tingling sensation Do you remember your level-headed dampners on my many exploits … Continue reading

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to be fifteen again

To be fifteen again, They flew  down, leaving  husbands  behind, Chores forgotten,  leaves of absence  in  place. To be fifteen again, They dressed up in the gay colours of girlhood, Shrieked with abandon, giggled and ogled! To be fifteen again, … Continue reading

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