Category Archives: In Sickness and In Health

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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La vie en Violet: neuvième partie

My new psychiatrist explains, the first time I meet him, that anxiety and depression are brothers. I smile relieved that at least one of the brothers hasn’t visited. I smile also because I feel it’s propitious that I am with … Continue reading

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Migraine

My migraine is a pulsating red dot in a sea of indigo A Bengali bride ullulating under the pandal in the bustle of a wedding hall. My migraine stops me in the street and says: Those lights are far too … Continue reading

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Memory

The fear is what will happen if the hoarder of secrets loses all his memory? Where will those secrets go? Who will hide stories about my paternal ancestry? How will we ever discover what happened to all that money all … Continue reading

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