The author has eloquently and powerfully narrated eight stories with a rare and brilliant insight that combines fierce intellect, sensitivity and compassion. They are complex, nuanced and deeply stirring and manage to tug the heartstrings and draw deep sighs from the reader. Each unique story is a bold and uninhibited journey into the human psyche […]Book Review: Love Letters with Spelling Mistakes by Vaijayanthi Subramanian — A.R Sara
Forgetting did not help at all. I did not forget. I knew he still suffered from feelings of inferiority , I knew I still carried that air of a trophy to him. Nobody else did any better. The others tried to subdue me in respectable spaces . The others insulted me with out getting caught. He insulted me calling it love. But then men almost always begin with lust. It becomes a power game , when it is not reciprocated. It is a power game even if you reciprocate. After the ego is burnt down , very few beds remain cozy. Learning indifference is easy after years of tears.
Whatever I renounced easily
were repeatedly shown to be
a deficit or disability …
or my secret longing….