A Writer is Born

“I’ll trust your judgement. A woman has superior intuition.” “We’ve peddled this theory for long. Actually, it is about a capability for lateral vision, something that men don’t have. We capture fleeting expressions in a nano-second, and it gives clues to the person’s psyche.” “I should be careful with my expressions, when I’m around a … More A Writer is Born

Aflame

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Latent heat

No. It’s not about you. That was just me – seething inside with rage at your barbed innuendos, controlling the desire to pour water on your passionate demands after a battle of stinging words and setting the breakfast table, as if nothing happened last night. I wish it was a nightmare, but it isn’t. I … More Latent heat

Draupadi

For those not familiar with the story Draupadi was a princess married to five brothers (the personality of each symbolized a certain value), because their mother uttered the words “Share whatever you’ve got today.” She was humiliated in court with a stripping attempt, and where her husbands did not come to her rescue. The incident … More Draupadi

Facilitation

Indira has posted a thought-provoking Hindi poem in response to Reena’s Exploration Challenge #77 https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2019/03/07/reenas-exploration-challenge-77/. The link to the original piece is here – https://amaltaas.wordpress.com/2019/03/12/reenas-exploration-challenge-77/ Translated piece from Hindi to English A woman speaks O man! I am here where I’m supposed to be neither ahead nor behind but besides you   I never nursed … More Facilitation