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A Hundred and Eighteen

February 22, 2013

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I was self-consciously wiping the corners of my mouth when I saw the balloon man. The Masala Puri had been disappointing, with chickpeas instead of green peas. Perhaps I had been lured into the shop by the throng of corpulent newlyweds with piles of red bangles and honeymoon-sweet smiles. Or maybe it was the kitsch […]

A Hundred and Seventeen

February 6, 2013

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I know, I know, not an imaginatively titled story. So, as with all my PDF-filed posts, here’s a mandatory premumble. I’ve always been a little inclined toward reading women’s perspective in Literature. And lately, I have gone quite overboard with it. I’ve been stuffing my head with an assortment of girl-stories, ranging from flippant chick-lit, […]