The number of cars lining the side of the road and choking up the improvised parking lot, was the first portent that Jane was about […]
A piece of me
is on a plane to China,
shifting awkwardly in
His ipod dreams
I seek to punctuate,
with the […]
I used to ask God
for silly things.
He had the Omniscience
to ignore me.
I also asked for the ability
to know […]
creased commuters, squashed between mama and the silent man with the itch in his side. After-robot! Now we can nurse life back into […]
The rent money was gone.
Sakinah-bhai pulled back the decaying lace curtain to look outside. The street was still empty, Razi was nowhere to be seen.
That the rent money was gone wasn’t her only trouble, it was how it came to be ‘gone’. How would she explain it to Razi without that twit passing judgement and running off to tell her mother and sisters?
Stupid woman. Stupid woman. Her hands brushed against the tasbeeh on the sidetable. She picked it up and proceeded to thumb each prayer bead towards her. Stupid woman. Stupid woman. It’s what happens when you mix in the wrong circles. You try to impress, fit in. And you fail.
And you lose all the bloody rent money. […]
“There are indications from clinical studies that the mild antimineralocorticoid properties of the Magic Kiddie-Stop Beans result in a mild antimineralocorticoid effect,” Jane carefully read […]