Weekly Good Reads

LOVE, SEX AND KHICHDI – YSK PRERANA – The Bombay Review One of the best poetry essays / opinions I’ve read ever – Why Rupi Kaur and Her Peers Are the Most Popular Poets in the World The Side Effects of Living – Bijaya Biswal – The Bombay Review Book Recommendation: The Arithmetic of Breasts and other stories […]

When Writers Don’t Ask Why

An Essay On Critical Reading And Writing   Throughout the article [c] symbol stands for “book/poem/writing piece” Reading Does it happen with you as well? You have just read a really good book or a poem or a piece of writing. You are eager to recommend it to your friends or family. But somehow when you try to tell them […]

“We’re Listening – anything you want to share?”

This is not a poem. I write some here and here I’m scared of a prospective listener, because they might be online, and the fact that most probably I would never meet them, is all the more, scary, like a dream where you’re doing what you want but you wake up either to an alarm […]

Distant Relatives

There is an old family house, built on flattened out contours on the left side of a mediocre mountain, that is now void of its makers. One was a nice man, but a drunkard, who had taken his own life insidiously.  His wife, everybody called her Maati (माती), was a giving lady. Their son, a little […]

When The Time On My Mobile Phone Wouldn’t Change

Last night I had a horrid dream. Bone shaking me to my core, I have never had such a sweaty nightmare ever before. I dream very less (if I do, I don’t remember most of them). Last night’s -mare ingrained in my memory very starkly. Details need too much background information about my family members. […]