Meera’s Book of Signs

The game was to find poetry in the imbalance of the city—on street signs, storefronts, elevator doors. Meera had filled notebook after notebook in this way, which now lay hidden away in a shoebox at the back of her closet.

From Fire Under Ash

 

Whitefield, Bangalore, 2013

Macho Men

 

Near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, 2006

Konark Colonizers

 

On the L-train, New York City, 2011

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Chandni Chowk, Delhi, 2013

Delhi 2013

 

Patna, 2009

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Bushwick, Brooklyn, 2011

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Jodhpur, 2008

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Shiraz, Iran, 2010

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Hyderabad, 2012

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Bushwick, Brooklyn, 2011

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Kachchh, 2008

Kachch

 

Faridabad, Haryana, 2014

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Jodhpur, 2008

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All photo credits: Saskya Jain

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