Poetic Deliberations

Poetic Deliberations

by Rimil I thought I am masculine because I am a man. My thoughts are mine but what others think defines me. Masculinity is what society wants me to be – When I am forced to play cricket When I am laughed at because I love to stitch. When I am not allowed to be […]

Children

Children

by Manisha Majumdar   My children are the nostalgic reminder of choices, dreams, habits And the history of intimacy. Reminder of the galaxy of emotions, whispers, and gullible genes That had gone into making them Distinct and yet connected.   There are always moments of pause when I think ‘what if’ they are not been […]

Being a mother

Being a mother

by Manisha Majumdar   I am a mother A patriarch to my daughter A matriarch to my son Parenting like a catamaran sailing- The liberated select cocoon around me Is too polite to ask questions On my MOTHER SHIP. Our lives are filled with ‘Too much’ ‘Too little, ‘Too late’ In an allegedly wild way. […]