Tag Archives: Pain

Havan & Heavan

Bhatt Uncle had eaten more than his share of pooris for breakfast and his wife’s anaar daana pills did little to contain his flatulence. Seema Aunty expelled her own fuel of criticisms about the choice of clothing of the others … Continue reading

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Minni’s Mettle

Cruelty may be the label you seek on your cage-free egg packaging in the first world. It is the blood stains of a child near a suicide bomber in the patronized third. It is also the cries of a father … Continue reading

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I Now Understand

I am what I am; pardonably human Born not to man-made constraints, but to a time and place in the Universe I am what I am; a proud woman Born to realize Whitman’s humanitarian hope that we shall all “contribute … Continue reading

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Her First and Last Love

She had begun to love every little detail about the world. The piled up folders in her tiny cubicle; the weight of her company laptop that hung over her shoulder like Coleridge’s dead albatross, a reminder of the work to … Continue reading

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