I Cannot Laugh Anymore

Vijayalakshmi Harish takes heart away, yet again.

Womxn Of Political Writing

i cannot laugh anymore.
it feels dangerous, forbidden.
i fear that if i start laughing,
i won’t stop.
that it will become a swirling
uncontrollable tornado
wiping off everything in its path.
i’m certain,
my mirth will channel my despair
my inner ruin, my brokenness,
my hopelessness,
till everyone points at me
and calls me mad.
and then they will lock me away,
throw away the keys,
and my laughter, mingling with my tears,
will bounce off the walls.
in unending cycles,
even as everything around me
continues crumbling and breaking,
till all that is left, is the sound of that laughter.
i cannot laugh anymore.
i dare not.

Vijayalakshmi Harish

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Part 1

I think I cried. A lot. Just now.

Chérie Little

Every story has a beginning and the one with Chérie began the day a friend posted about a baby dog on Facebook. I had never been a dog lover. You could at best call me an animal sympathiser. I wouldn’t hurt any animal (rats included) but that was that. I didn’t have any love lost for the multitudes that roamed the street. However, as it often happens, life connects a few dots and we change our courses for good. For me the dots were one book I love, and that post that day from a just made acquaintance! It had probably not been more than a week that I was introduced to Menaka and that we connected to each other. The aforementioned book was one I fell in love with when I was sixteen.

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