• Shilpa Krishnan

    ... is someone for whom happiness is the pursuit of words — reading, writing and narrating tales, tall and short. She lives near the sea with a cat she adopted and a kitten that adopted her and spends the evenings at the beach with her ten best friends, all canine. She can be contacted, Wi-Fi-willing, at shilpakrishnan42@gmail.com.

Life was perfect. I had a great family. A great set of friends. Good grades at college. Other interests that kept me engaged. Why then did I want to kill myself? | Pixabay
The silences we share are precious reminders that words can lie, but states of being can't. | Illustration: Mihir Balantrapu
Women can be vulnerable in the most mundane of situations. Therefore, it's the mundane that needs to be altered, not the intellectual.