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Letters to Saint Jorge: Remember This Song

Dear St. Jorge,

You sit at your desk in your luxurious office, thinking of ways to make more money. And even as you try to figure out how to double your income so that you can build a house bigger than your brother’s, your tongue speaks of the goodness of god. 420 more words


Letter to an Internet Cheat

Dear man who is too scared to give me his phone number,

I do not know much about you, but I know enough to form an informed opinion about you. 891 more words


School Stories: A Frustrated Parent

Dear Competition School,

First, I would like to congratulate you for being the most competitive school in this city. One often reads about you in the papers. 1,018 more words


The Matriarch

Writer’s Note: The below poem was written in response to a poem read out during a creative writing workshop called, “Tell a Tale” conducted by the English Department of St Agnes College, Mangalore. 265 more words

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School Stories – Urine Therapy – Part II

Saraswati stared at her hostess in dismay. Having never faced a weeping hostess before, she did not understand how to deal with the situation.

“Ambikka, please,” she pleaded. 1,780 more words

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School Stories – Urine Therapy – Part I

Sometimes, it is hard to come to the point while telling a story. This is one such story. I wanted to tell it in just 500 words, but it insisted on overflowing into two parts. 1,030 more words

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The Woman and the Girl

I wrote this poem several years back. I think I was teaching college at the time. I also think I was a bit of a feminist at the time. 270 more words

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