Author Archives: Amrita Ghosh

About Amrita Ghosh

About Moi - I like to think I am a simple person while most people tend to disagree. I like lots of things, sometimes quite contrary ones, a

Lessons in Taking

I remember as a little girl I overfed the gold fish. It died. I was heartbroken because I did not know what I had done wrong. I thought I must go on giving endlessly. Growing up, I had to relearn … Continue reading

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The Gift of Unanswered Prayers

Pale amber sunlight lengthens its shadows across a day that seems more autumnal than wintry. There is something incredibly sad when dried up leaves carpet the ground and the trees stand bare, stripped off all shades of dignity. I feel … Continue reading

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Dawn

Dawn flickers High above the trees As I stand from my window watching. The air is heavy With thunder and insects The stillness is broken by the parakeets chirping. The rain tree glistens With last night’s downpour Puddles abound in … Continue reading

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On Days Like These

The oppressive summer wraps its heat around me with its tenacious tentacles. It chokes me with a blanket till I struggle to break for air. She reminds me a bit of how Love can be sometimes. It is supposedly beautiful. … Continue reading

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Remembrance of Smells Past

Remnants of strong autoimmune pains from last night haunted me As I hurried to cover the lateness to work this morning. Absent-minded and dragging my feet through the chaos, I reached out to grab a bottle Of an old perfume … Continue reading

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Wintered

Super moon, said he. And, I fished out one fromThe book of fading memoriesWhen the shine of love Could outdo that of the moonAnd, make a winter night Bloom with summer stars. But, I know better now,And, I believe the … Continue reading

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Black Coffee Blues

Can’t make up my mind where to belong sometimes. The ocean or the sky? Land seems boring, and the question is often bigger than the answer. Or, is it just black coffee blues on a long day into night? Staring … Continue reading

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