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(i’m)Patience

impatience, i christen my child as she warbles words withoutpause, eating mine in mid-flow, blinking away apprehension in casually caustic, daughterly confidence-over affection eternal. too used, is she to the shade of maternal fondness, unthinking, instinctive and irritatingly forgetful of … Continue reading

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I see wonder when you see woe and under

Baby, why did I have you? Is that what bothers you now?   Well, so that you could see the tulips in bloom, Be vibrant and sprightly like them, stave off gloom, Blue bells are also belles But only when … Continue reading

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the Boojum’s embrace

it all started with time, when it paused and let us seep into the other, leave an imprint, an autographed night-grunt; heave and gasp, moan and musk- y odour of lust and limbs, greasy and guiltless .   why do i now … Continue reading

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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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Dd’s comedy show

Our love of jokes, silly, our antics shared and inherited and imitated boorishness relished together that chocolate bar sneaked in long back and savoured, games elephantine and me winning with a  lil help from you clementine The bike rides, the wind … Continue reading

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Daughter

She sounded warm enough But why did I feel like I was walking on egg- shells, like the ones we used to pick on the sea-shore, her hand pressed into mine, in one grip-for-a-life- time, o, why did you have … Continue reading

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Maya- my magic

Maya– my magic We walked along the dusty road Mother and daughter at the toddler’s pace A fluffy ganache dripping un-had, Maya– my beloved point in space. The air was smoggy I wanted to lift her up, all snuggly; Protect … Continue reading

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