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About Bhumika's Boudoir

I love to laugh, and end up being a part of high drama and stormy emotion even when I don't pursue it. Being creative, and communicating with people get me going. I enjoy all the good things in life especially those that are slightly risque, and apologise little, if ever, for all that I do. Literature is a passion and so is music.

The Close Shave

Naturally, my household and I are not socialising much. If at all we do, it’s in bubbles. I have met friends for walks in the park. I met another friend at her house where we always sat with at least … Continue reading

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La vie en Violet: dixième partie

I don’t really remember when it started. But a few years ago, when I had consensual, safe sex with my then sexual partner, it felt like claws were tearing open my insides. And we weren’t having passionate, violent sex, nor … Continue reading

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Eviscerate – an anniversary special

Eviscerate. Eviscerate. Eviscerate. I repeat to myself sitting in the car speeding towards the airport. It’s a damn clean job, I can tell dispassionately. Even objectively. He bangs his hand on the wheel when he realises that I am still … Continue reading

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Aftermath

The flyovers snake. Traffic slithers in thickening smog Loneliness cripples you Each in your own car. You are in the REM video. Everybody hurts. But no one speaks. Only the incessant blaring Of intrusive horns Gives you a migraine. And … Continue reading

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Confessions

They never tell you how to get rid of a memory. More specifically, how do you get rid of constant reminders? That lip balm, for instance. I want to be all profound, quote T S Eliot, and say, “Lips that … Continue reading

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