Chapter 3, Coffee Beans, of the book, Dark Things; Bright Hearts, by the online author, writer, and editor, ritikpeace (Ritika Gupta).
Chapter Two, Puke & Splash, of the online story series, Dark Things, Bright Hearts, by ritikapeace.
English Translation of the song Rozana, written by Manoj Muntashir from the 2017 Bollywood movie, Naam Shabana, starring Taapsee Pannu.
Poetic English Translation of the new version of the song Yeh Dooriyan from Love Aaj Kal 2.
Chapter One, Fragments, of the online story series, Dark Things, Bright Hearts, by ritikapeace.
Poetic Translation of the lyrics Enna Sona, by budding Indian Author Ritika Gupta. This particular song was written by Gulzar for the movie Ok Jaanu.
This poem was first written as “Title” by the editor and young Delhi-Based poet, Ritika Gupta.
She is someone who gives blessings as a girl child during Navratri, yet cannot touch the things of that Female God, who looks so alike her due to her body, her periods, which every female on Earth suffers, including those nine you devote yourself too. Strange are some rituals, when goes unexplained with the current modern world.
This rewritten version of a poem, I posted as Err1585 is not particularly a feminist poem in my pov. It rather voices current rape culture, I feel.
“Caged” was the second poem I posted on the online writing platform, Mirakee, as err1585.