Literature

Short Story: Pansy

I cycled to the right spot, a bend in the narrow road, a wall on one side, the bright green jungle on the other. I settled on the huge rock and took out my... Read More...

Short Story: My Mother

One fine day, I decided to try out my mom’s shoes – a pair of high heeled white pumps. She always kept them hidden at the back of her closet in a velvety box. Those were her prized possessions. She said that Dad got them for her as a Christmas gi... Read More...

Poem: Two Men

Illustration by Maitri Dore Two men, fell in love, exchanged hearts, broke them later, drifted apart. Two men, good friends, traveled a lot, wrote... Read More...

Poem: Fasting

Love is an eternal fast Lovers never break their fast Ever! In the holy mosque of each other’s arms They lie quietly Listening Each other’s silent prayers without caring about world or the set norms of the society.. .. gender, race, ethnic... Read More...

Poem: Distant Desires

To smell the nice mix of faded deo and faded sweat .. to find a home in his tight embrace .. to play with his stupid sleeping face ..   That’s all I am... Read More...

Poem: Longing

There is a whisper of longing on his lips, As he looks at mine. Closer and closer he appears, To make up for lost time.   Caressing my face gently, He lightly touches my lips, As my mouth opens for a second, He dives in plunging, plu... Read More...