White House Part-whee Palace

We dragged our abbreviated senses to the car door, ready to thread large experiences onto the short skewer of this night, eager to grill it over the gentle heat of this chill. It was A’s cousin’s wedding. Few colourful pegs of  Black and White can slingshot you five years back to college days when youContinue reading “White House Part-whee Palace”

jalebi bhai

At the wedding, at the kirtan, at Paharganj’s Lal Ram Chand Ji ki mashhoor dukaan since 1940: jalebi. Glittering gorgeous and hot on hotter news in the paper from the morning. You want to urgently pick one up between your cold fingers and crunch it warm between your canines. More golden than the dome ofContinue reading “jalebi bhai”

c’est la vie

The first time I noticed you, nothing felt sunnier about it all than your teeth. A smoker’s smile.  You pulled your bike over and yanked your helmet off, revealing a fallen flag of hair crumpled with sweat. I didn’t look directly in your eyes. Until followed a hey,  a particularly  insistent signpost to the yetContinue reading “c’est la vie”

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