The Dilemma of the Name

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It was the greatest dilemma of all Faced by Generations and generations and generations Of  women The Dilemma of the Name. For what would she call a person Whose name she cannot take? She assigns him Some vagueness A signifier A twitch of the brow Some sense in the tone And say “inhone” And “unhone” […]

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Does The Author Matter?

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I’m not trying to justify my blog name. When I refer to ‘author’, it’s not simply the author of a book, but what I mean is creator of any art- filmmakers, storytellers, musicians, artists, illustrators, and so on- if you produce art of any kind, then you are an author. With any work of art […]

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Writing the Subject

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In the infinity of digital space A virtual black hole Thousands of unread messages Endless supply of spam Insurance schemes and bank offers Remittances and travel deals Cab discounts and travel deals Job alerts and subscription letters I try so hard To find the message That one message Now so elusive Hidden in layers and […]

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Things That Make Up Life

Things That Make Up Life

Love Love and love and love Fat, squishy hugs Hugs, that lock your arms around Whispered assurances Convincing reassurances Worries That hurt your head Watery tears The beauty they hide Deepfelt kisses Quick ones and long ones Moments The intensity of moments Excitement That knots your stomach Fear of being apart Fear that aches Loneliness  That threatens to invade Privelege […]

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