Monthly Archives: January 2013

Flowers dried in the folds of a book

We talk. A lot. I hold on to conversations like they are tender saplings. I collect them and keep them like flowers dried in the folds of a book. “Mamma, aap itne sad kyon lag rahe ho?” Why are you looking so sad, … Continue reading

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A rape victim’s unexpected gift

We are talking about rape in our living rooms. Everyday rapes, the rape of children, rape within the family, custodial rape. We are discussing the glorification of rape in popular culture and the threat of rape we have perceived in … Continue reading

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