Archu From The Archive, General

Perspective on Feminism

Aren’t we hearing a lot of feminist voices recently, especially in light of the recent rapes? Last weekend alone, I happened to read a couple of Facebook statuses, blogs and watched a talk show on feminism when I browsed aimlessly or switched channels on my television. Some of the points discussed were absurd making feminism sound like a rude, revolutionary…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal

Keepsake Letter

My dear daughter, Enough already! Due date is still 5 weeks away and I am not letting you out until you are fully ready for the world. So, stop pushing my pelvic floor with your head and listen to what mommy has got to say. Assuming you are a little princess till you come out and prove me otherwise as…

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Archu From The Archive, Fictional

Family Issues

Suffered and suffocated, she opened the doors to her balcony, longing for the gentle breeze to soothe her frayed nerves. But no sir, what waited on the other side was not open garden with view of the fading horizon or a playground with the tiny feet chasing rubber balls, trailed by their innocent voices. She knew that. Her balcony leads…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal

Clueless Confusion

What is wrong with me? I am all serious and intense, planning, pondering, preparing, mulling and musing most of the time. My last few posts for proof. I don’t really blog about sweet little simple things of life anymore, do I? I don’t feel any rush of excitement, thrill or temptation. I don’t laugh a genuine hearty laugh. Nor do…

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