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The (Note)book of Love

The (Note)book of Love

#LoveMonth Notes on love and relationships, friends and their experiences, films and writing and maybe climate change … It was in 2006 that Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” introduced some of my classmates to the urgency of climate change and how our generation needed to be on a war footing and work to be able to …

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Love in the Times of Covid

Love in the Times of Corona

#LoveMonth 15th July, 2020The phone beeps for the seventh time in a row. The coffee on my bedside table has turned cold. The sunlight creeps in from the parted crimson curtains, your silhouette creaking from the walls of the next room; both falling on the newspaper folds. The white floral bed sheet still smells of …

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प्यार क्या है

प्यार क्या है

#LoveMonth हाँ तोह बताइए, प्यार क्या है, वो कहाँ है? क्या वो किताबों में है या फिर गुलाबों में आसमान के चाँद सितारों में या ज़मीन के खेत खलियानों में है? तो जनाब आपको बतला दें – वो ना चाँद सितारों में है ना ही ग़ालिब और बशीर बद्र की क़िताबों में।। वो शायद उस आचार …

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Maa Taught Me

Maa Taught Me

#LoveMonth Blurb: This piece ‘Maa (or Mother) Taught Me’ is very close to my heart. It talks about the little ways in which my mother coped with my father’s death and the lessons I learnt from my their heart-wrenching love story. for every time my fatherwould be away on business tripsmy mother would take up …

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Fable

Fable

#LoveMonth If you want To love someone You have to let them be free And if they are not a free person You have to let them be Let them flutter in And flutter out (Like a butterfly) Let them pitter in And patter out (Like a drizzle) Let them snow themselves inside Their own …

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