Betrayal

People I Didn’t Want To Think About
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People I Didn’t Want To Think About

The richness of women’s relationships with each other may be as much in the disrupted seeds as in the fruition.

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The Nature Of The Current

The birthday month has come and gone and I can only feel deeply grateful. It was the kindest thing to happen to me all year. I felt like myself in my own skin again. I felt home. And what else is more important to a Cancerian? Several people who have…

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Just Short Of Despair

After all the casual, pretty words And the light, empty promises Why do I still trust you? Because I must. My trust betrays me.

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Tiny Tales: Playing Mommy

Shaina Seth’s baby is eighteen months old today. Shaina is a successful executive with a leading business house. Shaina wears diamonds. In her ears, on her fingers and in her eyes. Sharp, cutting and forever bright. Of Ray, there is nothing more than a memory. His last words to Shaina are…

Trust Is A Trapeze Without A Safety Net
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Trust Is A Trapeze Without A Safety Net

A friend asked me yesterday how I would feel if my boyfriend took off on a trip with my best friend. I thought for a bit and said, I trust my best friend implicitly so I think I’d feel a lot safer if my boyfriend went with her rather than…

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Real Women Don’t Cry

They were in the same class. In my class. She was the quintessential behenji in a hip crowd. Plaited hair, salwar-kameez and a sharp brain. In accordance to her curd-rice genes, she took copious notes, had a near-perfect attendance record and consistently high grades. She told me once that her…

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Poisoned wine

Poison, Was laced into The first glass of sweet wine you offered me Since then even water tastes like fire From betrayal is born vindictiveness And for those of us who never forget It is akin to the demon child born of a mortal womb You will always be the…

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Acts Of Little Faith

Presumption and Ego came to me. Presumption cooed, I’ll make you happy! Ego thundered, I’ll make you sad! I shrugged and said, As you please She only made me laugh He just made me cry Disappointed, I didn’t pay my fare The failed act faded I was left holding the…

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Pain, Actually

Some people make you come to life It’s like they make you feel so much more And they do it by hurting you ~o~o~o~o~o~o~o~o~o~o~o~ Masochism isn’t that abnormal after all Everyone picks their scabs and healing bruises when they are kids Some people just carry that behaviour into their emotions…