Six parts water to three pounds bones the same bones bent over yesterday’s laundry the same laundry I did a week ago. The same week ago. Ginger-garlic fried to fragrant potency the same potency that lifts the senses, the spirits… Read More ›
Three by three by three I saw it every weekend at my grandmother’s house, a cupboard. Sometimes taller than me, soon enough, not, it sat outside my Masi’s bedroom, kitty corner from the long dining table where my grandfather held… Read More ›
Today was the day my 22-year-old, exasperated with my “helpful advice,” finally asked me, “Am I an adult, or am I a child???” Today was also the day the doctor told my mum that her post-radiation assessment indicates “no change… Read More ›
Bombay Meri Hai!
A few days ago, I was the passenger in a car involved in a fender bender. Truthfully, calling it a fender bender might be a gross exaggeration. It was more like a friendly bump–like going over (yet another) pothole on… Read More ›
The Cup Song
Today’s Quest2016 prompt from Seth Godin Who would miss me when I’m gone? I’m not gonna lie. I’ve often wondered who would show up at my funeral when I die. And I have a list of people I think would… Read More ›
Motherhood & Art: Uneasy Bedfellows?
Growing up, my mother told me I could be not only anything I wanted, but everything I wanted. This was good news to my 18-year-old self. It meant that I could be both an actor and a scientist, a lover… Read More ›