Coconut

  I remember a time when it was my sister’s job to bring me home from school. We went to the same school. Her friends used to call me “Aastha’s Brother” and give me candy. I didn’t know their names- they were, Lollipop Didi, Gummy Bear Didi and Marshmallow Didi to me. It’s funny how […]

Footsteps

He gets off the Green Line at Kenmore. As he climbs the stairs up Commonwealth Avenue, he wonders what Inbound and Outbound means. He’s been meaning to google that since he first noticed them this September. He takes his navy blue glove off his right hand to google. Nope, too cold- will do it later. […]

Bhai Tika Ma Bhetna Aaunla

The following was written in the evening of my sister Nisha’s wedding. I remember reading in a John Harricharan book, “Though our beginnings may end and our endings begin again, we’ll forever be journeying in the fields of forever.” Certainly not an end, but waiving you goodbye and wishing you good luck for a great life ahead, I […]