See You Soon.

You're broken but seemingly irreplaceable, I lack focus, my mind unattainable, We meet every now and then, In the scintillating valley of off-timing, We run away as our chemistry turns into lightening. Gone are the days when I was just man ruled by my vices, You too have bid adieu to your kingdom of niceness,... Continue Reading →

Celebrated, Neglected and Still Fighting: The rise, fall and rise of India’s third gender

The history of transgenders in India stretches beyond antiquity. That's what makes it special. The transgender community, a.k.a the Hijra community, have had a well recorded history of being an integral part of the Indian society along with numerous religious recognition in Hindu mythology. Whether it be the 'Ardhanari' avatar of Lord Shiva and Goddess... Continue Reading →

Form and Function( A three poem series)

Quitclaim Deed Would you return if you had received, a string of sorrows and endless grief, from  fate, with a familiar ardency, leaving behind a scar for eternity. Would you try to identify ? Who's behind it and the why. Would you succumb to make-belief? Or will you let it go like a quitclaim deed? Would... Continue Reading →

A midnight jog around the neighbourhood wasn't something of a rare occurrence for Kabir Bakshi, but on the night of 18th June 2014, he too had to sneak out of his home, like other youngsters his age. He had learned not to wake his parents up, his keys and wallets were already in his pockets... Continue Reading →

The Prestige of a Higher Morality

Back in the time when money was particularly harsh on me, and it reflected both in the work I did and the clothes I wore, I had to resolve to meagre jobs to succour the things I loved. All petty skills acquired over time were carefully sorted in accordance to their feasibility, meaning that I... Continue Reading →

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