Archive for the tag Relationships

Protecting

[Guest Poet: The Girl]

the storm erupts
in blue flashes
and giant drums
I fear
that you are out there in it
and I am safe
in ignorance
huddled …

Rescue

i was drowning
you rescued me.
i had forgotten
what it was to laugh
that deep heartfelt laugh
you reminded me.
i didn’t know how
important it is
to feel …

You

On an empty canvas colored blue,
The wandering night draws me and you!

Feeling your hair, your brows, your nails, your breasts
As though they were my own: my longing …

Being Trans

I am not intersexed, as in I was not born with ambiguous genitals, though anyone who is Gender non conforming would fall under the unbrella of being transgendered.

Guilt

As I was reading his classic Black Skin, White Masks today, it occurred to me that a lot of what he is saying is very applicable to the LGBTQ community today. One particular line jumped at me. “Fault, guilt, refusal of guilt, paranoia”, he writes, “one is back in homosexual territory”.

Rahul Mehta : Coming Out

If I have to pick a favourite I would any day go with non-fiction stories. Especially coming out stories; the confusion, the anguish, the struggle and finally liberation. Relating to …

And Then…

* Note : Contains Explicit Sexual Content

Do you know how your eyes close whenever I kiss you?
Do you know how your heart beats whenever I hold you?

Tell

Fisking CV Aravind’s Pseudo Culture

Dear Aravind, I went through your article for a smidgeon of statistics that would support your claim about emotional scarring. How is this scarring any worse than the bitter acrimony resulting from a divorce or the end of a long relationship? Heartbreak is heartbreak, whether you live together or apart.

Sting

This is a time to take closer look at the ‘sting operation’ being used as a tool for generating news? It is always done under the pretext of wanting to uncover the truth, expose corruption, dig up dirt and bringing it into the open. But a short glance into the history of sting operations carried out by the Indian Media will tell you that it is the deployment of dirty tactics and TRP cat-fights.

Doggy Love

Since the time we have started going out, I have been teasing requesting my girlfriend to get her beloved pooch “P” mated. I don’t want any bad karma affecting our …

Body Language

A colleague of mine from the Paris office came to visit and stayed in Mumbai for three months. We became friends and I was delighted to meet her again a …

In My Mirror

[Guest Author: Tink]

“Coming out” – I started by wondering about that word. Something about the phrase was very empowering – outdoorsy, brave, though this was hardly how I felt …

Linger

* Note : Contains Explicit Sexual Content

All night the rain was drumming on the crinkled tin roof. There was no lightning, no thunder; just a steady flow of raindrops …

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