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Emptiness | Scribbling Stones Day 3

grey hearts on pink plastic red hair streaks sharp cheeks paint piled on pants too chubby babies to match the teddies tassels and bows and a painting here and there tall claims and trite slogans lime green and gaudy orange … 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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Wholly uncool

New event in athletics- running, hampered by a bulky, prospectively unsteady baggage on your back, dressed not in the stretchiest of trousers, buttoned to the throat, replete with a  tie that flaps and distracts you. Shoes, you can choose. But this is serious and your … Continue reading

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The Mistress

I was exploring her, letting my eyes run over, very slow, ready to drink in the minutae. Why did I feel like I had seen all this before? Did it always become boring after a decade of co-existence? A geography … Continue reading

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Gajra

Cleverly pleated saree, jasmines tucked in her plait, curves that belied her respectable-mother-of-two status- she looked and felt good. Was it any wonder that she rose much before the city and bustled to her work-place where half a dozen urbane dwellers awaited the … Continue reading

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