From My (Instagrammed) Eyes: Kolkata/Darjeeling

 

The Keys of Death and Hades

Some nights we lie awake and consider the women and girls who lie awake in their beds just down the street, with strangers next to them demanding the service for which they’ve paid[...]

 

The Problem with Compassion

This is the problem with empathy, the burden of compassion. If you open yourself up to the humanity of others you will be wounded by their pain. You will feel their suffering, thei[...]

 

We Hold On To These Moments

We hold on to these moments, When her weathered hand adorned with silver rings scoops chicken from her bowl to ours, When she walks up the stairs in her Christmas sari, laughing [...]