My Ma Might Not Understand Feminism, Yet, She Helped Me Become A Feminist #MothersDay

A few days back, I was standing at the kitchen, cleaning the counter with a sponge wipe and crying my eyes out. My husband, who was carrying the dirty dishes to the sink, noticed my tears and he came and held me. 'You're worried?' He took me in his arms. With one hand still holding … Continue reading My Ma Might Not Understand Feminism, Yet, She Helped Me Become A Feminist #MothersDay

Everybody Needs Love, But Do You Know Where To Look, Baby? #ValentinesDaySpecial

“What happens when people open their hearts?" "They get better.” ~ Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood A close friend texted me a few days back when I was just about to fall asleep, breaking down about her toxic marriage and her inability to get out of it. Another friend told me about how unfairly she is … Continue reading Everybody Needs Love, But Do You Know Where To Look, Baby? #ValentinesDaySpecial

Grandma’s Coconut Laddus #FFFAW #FlashFiction

(This week's photo prompt is provided by artycaptures.wordpress.com. Thank you artycaptures!) The smell of neem soap pervaded the dark room. Long ago, when I returned from school, grandma, fresh from her bath would smell of neem soap, while she served me lunch. However, that freshness was missing from the smell in this room of crumpled bed … Continue reading Grandma’s Coconut Laddus #FFFAW #FlashFiction