A typewriter bleeding in black and white
Child brides in India
Flowers that blossomed just yesterdaywere plucked and thrown into a grossly decorated cage and askedto roll on a mattress while theirgardeners finally feel unburdened,washing their hands off the flowers.(Each year, 1.5 million children get sold off with Bihar, UP, Rajasthan lead the honours)
'Poor' husband goes unpunished
The wife in a toxic abusive relationship says"My husband is innocent but it's his mom who makes my life hell.Poor thing, 'stuck' between me andhis manipulative mother"✓ A man is NOT a man who keepsmum when his wife gets ill-treated.Period!
Hey! You got a 'loud' reply..
You can't cut your wrist and ask blood to stay shut and quiet;You can't get high on weed andask your mind to stay sober;You can't have unprotected sex andask science to sleep with your prayers;You can't sow a seed in soil andask life not to show up.
Accident victim to God"What do you mean 'my time is up'?"Who will drop my kid to school tomo?Who will take my dad to a check up?Who will wake up next to my wife?I have to go back to my unfinished coffeeI have to go back to my incomplete dreamsI have to go back to my semi-closed fridgeI have to go back to my half-baked dreams"(I have to go back to my home. Let me...)
Let's keep it private, shall we?
My faith or my underwear is very intimate and personal;Let's not flaunt it when we walk out in public(I don't need your azaan or your pooja in my ears)
Why is my movie's background music slow violin?✓ It's your movie(life).I can't provide flute/sax/drums for sad stories.
Hima Das is my feminism
swara aunty is your feminism.Sania Mirza is my feminism;neha dupia is your feminismAnne Frank is my feminism;greta thunbug is your feminism.✓ Agents jack, KP, High heels and Weedmay be your definition of feminism, not mine.
'That' headache, husband
A headache that runs deep into my pelvic region;A headache that lasts through out the night;A headache that renders me cold to any touch;A headache that most men fail to understand.(A headache that doesn't give into your hormones)
Female orgasm and Indian men
A monologue in bed with only one happy ending.
What are you proud of?
Are you proud to be an Indian?No.Are you proud to be a Maharashtrian?No.Are you proud of your father?No.✓ Are you proud of your academic achievements?Bloody yes. I worked my ass off.