Literature

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Poem: Judgemental Queers

“No fat, no femme, no slim, not them.”I cringed at the words, my eyes bled. I flinched a little as I furthermore read..“Not above thirty, not below nineteen,No... Read More...

Story: Mohini’s Wish (Part 2/3)

You can read Part 1 of this story here Agni boarded the bus to his college for the play rehearsal under an evening sky that looked dark and sulky, unable to decide whether to continue the hot spell or gratify Mumbai with a cool shower. Last week ... Read More...

Poem: The Ocean of Rainbow

When I was fifteenI discovered my secretWhat society deemed an afflictionWhat my friends laughed about. Convinced of its monstrosityAfraid of being shunnedI decided to lock the animal upPushing it deep inside the closet of my mind Hoping that ... Read More...

Poem: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Sshhh! Don’t step out of the closet,For people around you may have another mind-set,Hundreds like you have hung themselves by the rope,Look outside this tent, do you see any hope? Perhaps in the cities, you could walk with pride,Carrying the rain... Read More...

Poem: God is Great

God is great. God is gay and straight. God is a sea. God is a refugee. God is Moslem, Christian, Jew, Hindu, atheist, me and you. God is a rock. God is a warm winter sock.... Read More...