Category Archives: Happy Days

Jeong

The horror of the pandemic in 2020 was severely compounded in my life because of four things. In early 2019, I lost one of my closest friends to madness. There’s no other word that does it more justice. She was … 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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Dynamite

I cannot tell for certain when I knew I would end up with a career in teaching. Family and friends of the family would say they knew right when I was five and had just started school. My favourite play … Continue reading

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Hair

I count each strand of my hair To account to krishna Of my love and care. He tugs at my braid But stares mesmerised At another’s gait. My hair locks in dreads He ruffles the knots, laughs And that hot … Continue reading

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Stain

krishna stains me black I look one night and there we are. He is me and I am him Stained together in black. Stars twinkle in the wild darkness That is us. That black is us. Entwined together, Running parallel … Continue reading

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