Monthly Archive: May 2018

Foreword: Volume 1: Issue 1

Maya is a name affectionately selected for the ease through which it conveys complexity. ‘Love’ in Nepali, ‘illusion’ in Sanskrit, and many more meanings that it holds within its two syllables. What do we...

Seeta Aur Geeta

   [This artwork has been contributed by Mishika Chowdhary, law student, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat. She is also the Creative Editor of Maya.] This is an adaptation of Kira Blake Schnitzler’s art work.  

Muana

(Muana has specific meaning in the context. Muana refers to the ‘place of origin’. In this poem, Muana is trying to locate herself in the society after accepting that she was a lesbian. It...

The Ugly Grizzly Bear

I genuinely wanted to know if boys hated their body hair like most women do or are conditioned to do. I asked most of my male friends. All of them replied in a very...

Signal

I sensed it, With no assurance, If you do, Next time, Stroke your left brow, With your right hand. [This post was contributed under the pen name KOS KOS.] Feature Image: Marc Anthony Macon,...

Enough

The tip of my pen does not write the words I feel, I end up writing a dozen times- I love you, I love you. I wonder if these three words explain my feelings...

Rum and Samosa

Bundles of Navy shore black bracelet and a holy red thread in one hand. She had an expressionless expression. She slept with different boys every night and made coffee for them, to leave. She...