Whore. Prostitute. Hooker. Strumpet. Harlot. Cocotte. Gigolo. There’s no dearth in terms used to describe a sex-worker. The first-ever usage of the word “prostitute” can be traced back to the 1530s; derived from Latin roots “prōstitūt”; meaning “to offer up for sale”. The term carved its niche as one who sells sex nearing the end […]
Author: Rachna Shekhar
To All The Lies I’ve Told Before 5 (5)
In this concrete jungle where cat burglars, one-trick ponies, and those crying crocodile tears prowl, a subspecies parades around the street conjuring up and vocalizing incredulous stories and mysterious statements which never lead to fruition. Lying is when we make a false statement to deceive others. Lies occupy a good percentage of the nooks and […]
Daily Acts of Bravery 5 (6)
I do brave things every day. We all do.
I wake up every morning – even when the world is gloomy, monsters lurk in every corner I turn and sadness is my partner in crime – I still wake. That makes me brave.
The Criteria for Romance 4.9 (37)
Romance to me is in every muscle you move,
Since romance is a poem about me and you.