Rohit Chokhani is a go-getter. Charting his own path as a theatre director and producer, he strives to make space for South Asian artists through his initiative, Project SAT (South Asian Theatre), where they can receive support and mentorship … more »
I just need a minute to gather my thoughts,
re-articulate who I am in the dating game:
Ambitious. A lover of rap and food.
Fancy but not pretentious.
Still down to earth. Yes, I love hiking!
I’ve learned to sell … more »
The net that presses against
made from thin, steel fibres
leaving an imprint only
when you push up against it.
We have spent most of our
lives, unaware of its existence.
If I worked quietly with a cutter … more »
i heard from my mother that
i must be a complete person
before i can love.
well, i have been an architect.
i have poured concrete for years,
and i have a brutal building
that looks built to last.
that’s … more »
So this is me here,
loving in my kitchen
making extra portions, canning
jamming, buying too much,
returning laden, a strap
cutting into my arm
cutting, stirring, tasting
opening a 400°F oven and feeling
it like a slap in the … more »
Those two girls at a nearby table are chatting so loudly. And their clothes! She could never wear such fashions. Look at the shortness of the skirts. And their hair, not covered at all, every strand visible to everyone inside … more »
Pritong isda smells foreign to my friends. Scales flaked off with a cleaver, gutted to its eyeballs, fried in a pan with rice until the smells — residual oil dripping off crispy hardened morsels, used the night before to fry … more »
In your house, the lights turn on and off in different directions. Some switches flip up to turn on, others flip down to turn on. There’s a bank of five switches in the living room: to turn on the lamp … more »