There was no such thing as love at first sight. At least that was what Kalpana had been taught from the cradle. Your parents help you choose the perfect match; you marry him, abide by his wishes and grow to love him. And Kalpana Sen never once thought to think otherwise. That was until she met Mark Briggs.
Nandita Das is a Published poet.
(Published in various anthologies, print and online, Poets International Organization, 100 Best poems of 2015, New England Poetry, Three Line Poetry, Kerala State Class IX, English Reader 2, Etc.)
An avid reader, literature-lover, and book hoarder, she loves solving crossword puzzles and curling up with an Agatha Christie book.