“Can you describe menstruation for me?”, I asked a grinning fourteen year old girl, tucked away in a beautifully brazen village of Jharkhand where I had go… Read more “Of Sanitary Pads And Unsanitary Laws | Youth Ki Awaaz”
What happened to your school bully? by Archita Moitra Answer by Archita Moitra: Dear School bully, Imagine my surprise when I saw your message in my Others… Read more “What happened to your school bully?”
From clogging unsuspecting drainage systems, to asphyxiating unsuspecting cattle folk, plastic has been helping humankind in quickening the destruction of planet earth. And yet, every day it is the embodiment of the same word that peeks out of every nook and corner of our homes.
When I was in the eighth grade, our school was meant to show us a series of videos on Sex Education. On the day, the screening was to begin the class was in full attendance. While the class eagerly awaited the screening with sheepish smiles, our Moral Science teacher entered the class and grimly notified us that the class on sex Education would happen in our fantasies and we should instead focus on straightening our morality. Had they gone ahead with those screenings, it wouldn’t have taken me four years to learn that sperms were not amoeba like and can’t crawl up one’s navel button.
I have always been in a love-hate relationship with my nerves. I can never fully depend on them. Sometimes they are as steady as a a mountain while other times I can’t save them from erupting in such a manner that engulfs my confidence and self-esteem in their pernicious flames.
via Daily Prompt: Uneven If you were inside my head, you would think of it as a never ending maze. There is no beginning to my thoughts,… Read more “To my uneven self”
Would you ever want to get your root canal done while you are getting waxed? No, right? Because that doesn’t make sense. It’s like watching Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind after undergoing a heartbreak. Or having bitter gourd before gulping down a refreshing glass of radish juice.