Old shoe on an old river.

Whenever I am home I never fail to visit this small spring just behind my house. It holds a special position in my heart because I grew up with stories latched to this place. It’s very choko or pure is what our grandparents say and this place had served as a source of water forContinue reading “Old shoe on an old river.”

Silence and Mind

And then there is a life so silent as our nights. A calmness that can be felt only at night, a peace to harness for the next day. But sometimes the night, an important part to survive via sleep and dreams becomes heavy. In a clinical term, referred as insomnia…we become lost in the darkContinue reading “Silence and Mind”

Quarantine Chapters

I think it’s only the earth/nature that accepts you without your race and your colour. And even opens the door for every body to bloom after death.So this is the first grown cucumber, papa planted during this #Quarantinedays. And here’s the fruit. That’s the bamboo shoots we received, early morning and a few chillies, collectedContinue reading “Quarantine Chapters”

The lantern

My fingers tasted the kerosene The smell dripped inside the head, my mouth, Silent as the evening sound knocked my ears Whispers, voices, noises, From houses and forests Grandma’s wrinkles smiles Her every breath, Slowly vaporizes the glass A piece of cloth, my little hands to wipe, The evening pushed the sun beneath the horizonContinue reading “The lantern”

Bra

​I wear a bra that delights their sight and troubles me more A bra that tortures and imprison my chest A bra necessary to provide a shape. I wear a bra that focuses my feminity ,my cleavage A bra that locks the first layer of a female skin A bra that channelises a mother’s loveContinue reading “Bra”

Family

​A hot cup of Darjeeling tea in my hand Grandpa’s unending ancient stories, It’s our forever company Grandma’s moral proverbs – immortal Her sagacious hand, anointing us Baba’s jokes, humorous, filled with laughter Ama’s scolding vaporising in the air Kaka’s slow and gentle talk is healing Kaki’s sweet songs echoing everywhere Sisters narrating and exchangingContinue reading “Family”

The Uninvited Guests

source: google/Pinterest Where on earth am I safe? Where? Those eyes staring at me constantly as if I am walking naked. I think their mind has become a dress scanner. Such is their looks. Girls its high time we visit a smithy and construct an Iron Woman outfit or Is this the reason why manyContinue reading “The Uninvited Guests”