Category Archives: Blue Funk

Summer

I know you won’t think of me now. When the sun scoops vanilla clouds And there are new friends Planning exciting summer picnics And dances mid summer nights. When you can share your dreams With colourful people who enjoy Without … Continue reading

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Ageing

Cities change. That familiar landmark next to the empty lot doesn’t look the same anymore now that the empty lot is a seven storied building. That’s what strikes me on Instagram. My city has changed. It’s no longer familiar. While … Continue reading

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Somebody to Love

The beauty about life is that you will always end up learning, and especially learning not to be a smug, superior, self-righteous prick. You think you will never have an affair with a loserly, married man, no, not you with … Continue reading

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Parvati’s Grief

You lose a baby. The weight of that sentence is so heavy and thick with grief that the world tilts on its axis, and everything shifts. You can’t shift away from that numbing loss that makes you lose interest in … Continue reading

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Relief

It’s round and innocuous at first. She says it doesn’t hurt. It doesn’t do anything. She laughs and acts embarrassed if someone asks her about it. She is dismissive when anyone worries. She won’t see a doctor. There are more … Continue reading

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Masturbation

At least they made me cum. The assholes I fucked Sometimes even loved. And then there was this one I just loved. Didn’t know how to stop. He killed time with me. Wrote me stories that I could build. With … Continue reading

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Transaction

You gave me feathered pens, pendants, perfumes, a George Michael CD, purple orchids, tomes, that bag from Hidesign, drag queen costumes. I wore a diamond pin, red lipstick, satin weave, a lilac bra, no panties, high heels, that sidelong smile, … Continue reading

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