The Hideaway

What a novel way
to simply hide:
unbrushed teeth
stinking breath
cigarette smoke
lipstick stains
cracked lips
gnashing of jealous jaws
biting of sensuous lips. . .
Who knew it was
a blessing in disguise
for so many!

About the author


Tina Jose

She currently works as an Assistant Professor at St. Stephen�s College, Kottayam (Keralar, India). She is also pursuing her doctoral degree at the School of Letters, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. When not busy teaching or researching, she likes to spend her time pursuing her triple passions: photography, writing and travelling. She has two books to her credit: an anthology entitled Docile No More and a travelogue entitled Wandering Woman.


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