Category Archives: Blue Funk

Dharma – the subtle art of giving too many fucks

In the list of well-meaning but tone deaf, insensitive half-witticisms like, ‘Cheer up’ to someone suffering from depression; ‘try to control your panic’ to someone in the middle of a panic attack; ‘you are beautiful and would be more so … Continue reading

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Small Celebrations

It is not an easy relationship. In a lot of ways, I have already lost my father. I think it was over two decades ago when he decided to retire early from his job. That in itself would not have … Continue reading

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Snow Moon

There’s a full moon in the sky.The world is full of people.Yet it’s strange how alone we always are.Only some mothers and daughters at least have each other, I think. My mother’s suffering hurts me. She says my pain causes … 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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