Perfect Human

The world dominated by the perfect human scares me. Imagine looking at all the fashion magazines and seeing the Dolce Gabbana clad models- perfect in their waist size, hair length, height, hair style, eye makeup and clothes; and then looking at yourself. You, clad in the old pajamas with pimples over your face; possibly above the golden weight, already feel way beneath the freckle less … Continue reading Perfect Human

Drugs and blanks

Blank, blank, blank… I am blank. My mind is blank. Just as blank as it can get. Nexito plus was the medicine.  The good doctor told me last night that I was not all that mad. Though I did have a few screws loose but the equipment was still holding on, somehow. Mood stabilizers- they are called. Small pink medicines which taste sweet and stick … Continue reading Drugs and blanks

The last fight

Feminism had been talked about in almost all domains of her life. If one claimed to be from this century, one had to be aware of the term and all that went with it. Since play school, kids were taught the theory and by the time they reached middle school, they were expected to know how to treat the other sex fairly. However, the country … Continue reading The last fight

Phutphuti

Phutphuti was like any other girl in the neighbourhood. She had her hair neatly oiled and tied up in two braids on either sides of her head. Her skirt was perpetually below her knees and she was always running away from her mother. On many a hot afternoons when the sun would pierce your skin and you could feel invisible ants biting your soul, you could … Continue reading Phutphuti