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Poems for the Romantic in You (New Indian Express)

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe is best known for his two-part drama Faust, which is widely regarded as one of the greatest works of literature the world has ever…

When Books Bring About Fifty Shades of Sexual Revolution (New Indian Express)

When Fifty Shades of Grey came out in 2011 it seemed to do what a lot of erotica prior had been unable to; it swept erotica as a…

Decolonizing Yoga: 5 Things to Remember Before Hitting the Mat (Wear Your Voice Mag)

When I was a little girl, I began copying my mother when she did her sun salutations (Surya Namaskar) every morning; I’d stand beside her mat and do…

Often Overlooked and Underrated Limerick (New Indian Express)

I want to dedicate this column to a form of poetry that is often overlooked: the limerick. A limerick has five lines and has a strict rhyming scheme…

Venus’ Exploits, Sans Vulgarity (New Indian Express)

It is rare when I put down a book of erotica and feel a sense of literary satisfaction, but that is what happened when I finished Anais Nin’s…

Tips That Will Make Your Spring Garden Flourish (Tomato Ink Blog)

Spring has sprung so it’s time to start thinking about your spring garden. (Also cleaning out corners… But if you want cleaning advice, I suggest you read my…

How Grocery Delivery Changed My Relationship with Shopping (The Kitchn)

A few weeks ago I caught sight of my overworked, frazzled, absent-minded self in the big mirror in my local grocery store and did a double take; as…

My Father was an Alcoholic, and the Scars Remain (Wear Your Voice Mag)

“I was born of violence and dissonance; it was not love that made me.” –1976 My father didn’t come to the hospital to visit when I was born….

Communal Eroticism of Emmanuelle (New Indian Express)

The French erotic Emmanuelle is now a classic; a series of movies were made based on the book, and the book was written by Marayat Bibidh (or Emmanuelle…

10 Ways To Live More Responsibly This Earth Day (Tomato Ink Blog)

I think today’s a good day to remember how precious the earth is, and how good it is. We take so much for granted with regards to our…