We've pondered over the how questions and sought asylum in the labels thrown around since the dawn of the written word. ‘How much can I do with someone before I can talk about it?’ ‘How close to the cliff can you get without falling off?‘ ‘How close to evil can I sneak without being labelled … Continue reading Since the dawn of the written word.
My heart beat wildly as her eyes moved to my lips. It took no conscious second thought for me to glance down her mouth, her full, sculptured lips – perhaps just the second thing I noticed about her on our first sight - the other being her glittering eyes that stole my breath, so unusual … Continue reading
The day I was born, the rules of patriarchy carved themselves in my thoughts and words, notions settled in my thick blood that humans are defined only as “men” and “women”, that men are dominant, that men are powerful and more importantly (disturbingly) that men are protectors. As I started to grow, those notions took … Continue reading My voice gathers.
She was not the kind of girl to whom you'd lose your heart, on seeing her for the first time. She was the kind of girl to whom you'd lose your mind, after spending valuable time with her. She was pretty of her own kind. She was effortless in making you fall for her conversations. … Continue reading
It didn't take me long to convince her for the trip. A weekend getaway. After a day's long hike and a good dinner, we reached for our room that night. The trip was important to both of us for different reasons. I had been single for a while and I needed some company. She found … Continue reading