Behenchara

Miscellaneous

Where we get offbeat and publish your contributions that don’t fall under the issue’s theme.

Art by Nisha (@nishaghani) If I were powerful, carefree, and not a 20 year old woman of precisely 5 feet, I would …

Every diwali

Art by Aziza Ahmed (@wowhotawhat) Every Diwali, I would end up, in a fight with my mother. “Everyone is posting pictures with …

Art by Ayesha Sultan (@meat_eating.orchids) In July 2019, after some health issues, my hemoglobin dropped to 4.4 and I was hospitalized to …

Art by Zunaira (@ladysethi) my mother says, I no longer have to learn or practice compromise. that she had endured it all …

Art by Arisha (@sitaradoodles) Mothers in our land name their children after things they’ve lost. things they can’t have unless they name …

Art by Isma (Instagram: @ismagulhasan) Dear Desi Woke Boy   Dear Desi woke boy, Are you a theatre kid?  Because you’re so …