Falling Into The Sky

Asthi Visarjan

Reflections on an overdue farewell

This morning, my mother woke me up telling me that my father was no longer breathing. It wasn’t entirely unexpected. He was suffering from Parkinsons and had deteriorated rapidly in recent times. And he had suffered. Coming awake in a hurry, I checked him. No breath, no pulse, he was still warm. My mother had […]

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When I die

It is one of those snapshot moments. A stock taking of life that tells me I am standing exactly where I was the last time I was at the end of my rope. I am alone. I am not suicidal, not fearing for my life or physical safety, but I just generally feel so low […]

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Women's rights

A Life in Clothes – Part 6: From marriage to trap

A life in Clothes is a five part autobiographical series I did in support of the slutwalk Delhi to illustrate what it can be like to live in a male oriented, judgmental world. Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 || Part 5 || Part 6 When I married for the second time. I thought I was older, wiser, I […]

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Celebrating Myself

I fall in love at the drop of a hat I love the world and I love knowing that I am too intense to be pretty A whiff of the wild within the city I am a creature of ideas. A thinker, a dreamer, a romantic. So I think it is good that I am […]

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I Am Woman – 1

I Am Woman Part 1 || Part 2 by Hanna Imogen Jones Many moons ago I made an unsolicited offer to the wonderful woman @Vidyut that I write a guest blog post about feminism. Since making that offer, my mind has, many times, been whirling with thoughts of “What to write?”, “Where do I start?” The […]

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