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Slaying the Dead

chat, chat, chatter, tearing the same holes, over and over, again and again, to no gain until it’s over just to begin again, why should we scratch at scabs, draw blood and re-scab, scar and scare into teeth- chattering chatter? … 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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Dance Dance Dance

A jump, a skip, a smile, a laugh, twirl, turn, chop, peal- the morning was an activity swirl.there was insistent music in the background and she kept nodding her head, keeping the beat with an almost grim determination- the prescription … 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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