Tag Archives: saree

the length of silk

a warm afternoon: a whiff of silk yards upon yards a heap on the marble cool against the heels as ebony and magenta mingled, blended, fingered into folds form draped drape formed.    

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utilitarian beauty

plastic bags digging in- to her palms, leaving red welts where they had hung all the way from town to home, her hair a bit sticky, strands rebelling against her chignon, conniving with sweat tracing an easy line down the curve … Continue reading

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That LOUD Colour called Maroon

Bedecked and bejeweled, and weighed down in a manner unseemly, she was marooned on the dais, assaulted by the smoke, aggrieved by the chants, struggling not to stumble, stall or fall as she took her first hesitant steps into bedlam … Continue reading

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On the cusp

Eyes complete with fake lashes, her mouth a red gash, the blouse slipping just off her shoulder, the saree draped in that captivatingly careless fashion, four-inch stilettos with the toes peeping out, she oozed sexuality. If this wasn’t a million … Continue reading

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