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Baby’s world

my eyelids had refused to come unstuck and sleep the night before, even as i coaxed her to sleep, with an out-of-tune lullaby, my baby, about to start school, her first shaky step into her own world, of wail and … 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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