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The Blunted Edges of Religious Teeth

1. The remains of Indian Hindus—sawtooth sutures, patella pendants, elbow cones, teeth spicules banter with the swoosh of waves—bending, walking, sleeping with the Patuka-waisted Nepalese, Hilsa-tongued Bangladeshi, turbaned bawas, butter lamps, marigolds, incense sticks, paper plates, snakes and sins. With … Continue reading

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Physiology of Death

(for Kartik Kadian) 1. Along with getting inside the flaccid skins of psychology, strictured arteries of emotions, medicine postings help us witness the broad limbs of death. Every time the 45-day shift ends, we share the number of deaths, remembered … Continue reading

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