How I Wonder Posts

STILL SAVANNAHS

March 26th, 2013 (Tuesday)
My father was home, but his body strength was slowly fading. In fact the year 2013 began with his heart showing signs of weakening further…

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Rooting for Underdogs

In Indigenous ways of knowing, we say that a thing cannot be understood until it is known by all four aspects of our being: mind, body, emotion, and spirit – Robin Wall Kimmerer, Gathering Moss

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Someone wants to have a word with us

The word celebrate doesn’t like to be used occasionally. She keeps me
company every now and then, but ever since I began to see myself as a
writer, which was a few months ago, she keeps hopping around my
shoulder, on the keyboard, and this week celebrate was persistent that
the story be about her, why she came on this earth, and how she wishes to be used.

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THE TRAIN OF SEDUCTION

Long Long ago, little children, especially little girls collected feathers in Bangalore city. Someone knew of this `below-8-years-trade-among little girls’ and probably even dyed chicken feathers and any white feather into seductive colors, sold them somewhere far away, and by the time it came to us little girls, it felt like such feathers have always been in circulation to skillfully negotiate and procure from within your clique.

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