Today relationships mean two minutes of phone calls, chats on WhatsApp and Facebook throughout the day, and meeting at a coffee shop once in a while to click pictures for Instagram.
Our chosen families are those bits of our heart that have been around when our biological families haven’t been.
It was a Sunday afternoon in Delhi, and the sun blazed hot with warm winds touching the skin. He met Naman for the last time in his tiny apartment, the apartment where they had first met.
The gender role of a ‘man’ ascribed to by the society is of someone who is strong, ‘masculine’ and so on and so forth. But, what if some men want to be ‘feminine’, what if ‘femininity’ is nothing but a characteristic imposed by the society to restrict people into categorical boxes of duality?
This series narrates the story of a person born as a cis-male, identifying himself as female in his alone time.
The blade of your hand carves a portal out of steam,
the two of us like boys behind frosted glass
who wave goodbye while a car shoves off