I had known, of course, what I was agreeing to. I was to be a birthday gift for the lover of a lover. I was to decorate myself and present myself, for her pleasure and his. I had agreed, in part, because I had never been able to say no to him. And in … More The Birthday Gift
B : Sea, please. B : not forest. B : I would give a lot to sit quietly on an uncrowded, clean beach, and just stare at waves, trying to predict if the next one will reach me or not D : Hmmm B : till it gets dark enough to see the phosphorus in … More Sea
A text. Early in the morning. “Game?” This was the rule, of course. He never started without her consent. But He had never asked by text before. This might be interesting. “Game.”, she responded. ” I want you to get here in 45 minutes.” “Yes master.” “Wear your pink chiffon saree. The one with the … More Game?
The room was dark. But she was trained to see in the dark. She spotted the safe next to the mahogany bookshelf and silent as a cat, felt her way there. She had been watching the house for a week now, and she knew well the habits of the bald, middle aged man who owned … More Breaking and entering
…she was naked. Bare feet, hair a mess of tangles. Kohl-smudged eyes. Just nine yards of red chiffon wrapped around her modesty. She smiled at him and moved away from the door. He walked in. She had issued no invitation save with her eyes, but he knew to come. He knew to wait till the family … More Underneath her saree..
And so our souls are darkened when touched by light. And so may we unlearn to float.