A review of Keki Daruwalla's latest collection of short stories, 'Going'.
The poet tries to make sense of his relationship with his mother.
'It is about the sophistication she tries to buy, with her wardrobe full of muted, monochrome tussar sarees and the mid-length blouse pieces to wear on the body she …
'Why haven't you ever been my abode?'
The insidious creation of the gender binary has resulted in every little thing clearly demarcated as belonging to either 'boys' or 'girls'
The author’s take on womanhood and its subjective definitions, inspired by an anecdote narrated by her mother.
The poem takes us through the various stages of a mother and her child’s life.
A poem on constant vulnerability, and the fading lines between safety and brutality.
A poem which attempts to delineate the dominant (mis)representations of women in society that often spell doom for the healthy development of a female individual's identity.
A personal essay on the life and struggles of women in large households, and how their labour is often overlooked.