Author: Pia Majumdar

My heart skipped a beat

‚ÄúCan‚Äôt you see I‚Äôm sick?‚ÄĚ said my aunt reading a newspaper on a sunny morning in the winter season as leaves from the trees above her, fell one by one on her lap while she sips her morning batch of alcohol without paying attention to what I had to say. ‚ÄúI‚Äôm hungry,‚ÄĚ I said thinking

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We both failed, together

Everything changed the year that we got married.And after that, we moved out to the suburbs.How young we were, how ignorant, how readyto think the only history was our own. A captive, hostage of your vicious anger.The facade of your caring baby blue eyesnow contorted with vicious cruelty.My once unbroken bodynow a mess of tangled

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