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Flounce

Meghalaya: cloud flounces in azure and fuchsia and silken white lacy scallops; well, that was Meghalaya when i was nine. flounces, i still know: that is me every time you turn glib and gab me into disgraceful flow like an … Continue reading

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Magnolia, Magnolia, Magnolia

i look: white as christmas snow and dew- y white beauty. i look again; you turn pink or is it burgundy- such bounty! petal in petal i feel a flo- wering in me: magnolia mood magnolia hood magnolia in the … Continue reading

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rain

they grew whiter and whiter until they could cloud no more and eased into drizzling pitter patter prisms, mud-minglers, mist-makers, wet weather wands, monsoon showers.    

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craving for glass

white little hillocks, crowned by leafless twigs, all brown and frail, topped by the tiniest teardrops, unflowing, enthralling, glassy, not grassy, so transparent that you can make out all the way down to the bottom, a bouquet, a banquet, a real conquest … Continue reading

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Law against Sex

i did not approve. i inveighed against this rigid world with its carapaces of codes of conduct- hard, unwavering.i was all in favor of grays and had lobbied strongly against the black and white option because i’m all for freedom … Continue reading

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In (too much) Flesh and (too little) Blood

it’s not that she’s fat, it’s just that the abundance is displayed, plentifully, piously, like a, a pilgrimage site- to be deified? Natural bracelets on her wrists that jiggled as she made her points, vehement and viscuous, just like her. … Continue reading

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If it makes you happy..

Such flab did not sit well, slopping over the sides, pale and white, like uncooked lobster tucked into way-too-tight red swim-trunks; i didn’t think much of him. But then, he climbed onto the water-bike and i stared wistfully and enviously at the … Continue reading

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Writing on Water

Boundaries drawn on water, disturbed by a half-hearted pebble and i call that redefnition of self remould, rework, immerse and lose self only to emerge white, wet and shivering, wailing that i felt blue and not light as i had … Continue reading

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Body Language

i frantically paint myself opaque even as my eyes light up transparent. i determinedly close myself up even as my legs stray apart. i swear not even to dream and stay awake in a conscious dark dream. i want not to bind myself … Continue reading

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