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Minakshi Thakur

Minakshi Thakur ‘s first book, An Indian Evening, a collection of poems in English, was published by Writers Workshop in 2002. She has since published two collections of Hindi poems: Jab Utthi Yavanika (2003); and Neend Ka Akhiri Pul (2010), which was shortlisted for the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2012. Her first novel, Lovers Like You and I was published in 2013 by Harper Collins. Minakshi has trained in Khayal and Dhrupad and enjoys singing. She is currently working on her second novel.

These Days by Minakshi Thakur

It’s not easyTo see youIn the darkMy fingers haveTo wear fireflies. It’s not easy toGather your laughterIn a quiet roomAs though my lipsHave to spread...