Category Archives: Reading

The Pendulum Motion of Mommyhood – Toddler Diaries

Giving birth is like taking the biggest poop of your life. Speaking of poop, my toddler yells “mumma” the moment I step into the washroom for my morning rituals and keeps knocking until I don’t come out. If this isn’t … Continue reading

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Dignity in Death

There is dignity in deathIn a mother’s sacrifices, in the dying doctor’s valorDeath is an end that binds us all for even in our very last breath, It is only nature we honor But death is rarely presented as such … Continue reading

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A Frail Leaf

A frail leaf in the bosom of the lush metropolis, So far in the eyes of thy own, we have been flawless. Can you hear the crying wind? Oh so mischievously engulfed by the hush-hush sounds of a newborn’s voices, … Continue reading

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Brace Yourselves, a Feminazi is Coming

Some folks out there have this stereotypical notion of a feminist as some man-hating species. In their heads, we have the demeanor of a Goddess Kali, the butch haircut of an Anushka Sharma from PK, and our WMD (weapon of … Continue reading

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Rape and Cinema

The titillating rape scene in the 1994 movie – Mohra still shakes me to the core. A bunch of vile men at a college scheme to rape a fellow student by inviting her to a party. That morning, she convinces … Continue reading

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The Sexiest Thing You Can Do to Impress a Woman

In this age of competing dating apps to find love, it is evident that the efforts invested in wooing a mate have been on the decline. Case in point:– Quick Lovin’ Many working class folks do not have the time … Continue reading

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My Lovely Lady Lumps

It was not love at first sight. Even after many sights, no love ever materialized between Sukanya and Mahesh. When he was hospitalized for a minor surgery of his heart, Sukanya tended to his needs with affection. Still, his mended … Continue reading

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Let Go of your Wrongs and Just Write

Writing is not as methodical as science, nor does it produce universally proof-based results as math but it is integral to both. Courses on writing can help to improve the structure and strength of a prose, but the ultimate inspiration … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Superhero Mom

This past week, I had an early meeting for which I had to leave my place by 7am. My mom is usually up by 6am but I let her know in advance that I would not have time for breakfast. When … Continue reading

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Why India’s Education System is Conducive to Producing a Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat is a self-proclaimed messiah of the common man of India, expert on politics, and every bit as wooing of women empowerment as Rahul Gandhi. He is also the same man to considerably revive the domestic literary press market. … Continue reading

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