The In-Between

Resham Mantri
Deep dive into my process of exploring death and liberation. No destination. Just curating my insides for you and me.
Created 18 Jan 2021
  • You got through Monday!
    30 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Apparently if I don’t do this by midnight because I fall asleep next to kids, per my usual Monday night “routine”, I wake up several times over the course of the night finally to just sit here at 3:39...
  • writing for you
    29 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 6 0
    Day 6 One thing about writing every day to you, is that I feel more strongly the pull of wanting to please you, of writing so you don’t leave the page. I guess I feel it more now than when I wrote onc...
  • Abundance
    28 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 0
    Here we are at the EST almost midnight point once again. Today I took care of plants, children, dogs, myself. I napped. Read a bit. Got annoyed a bit. Made others happy a bit. Annoyed others a bit. At...
  • On you and me
    27 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    When I think of relationship anarchy one part that appeals to me, at least as a person who has mainly come from hetero intimacy as a woman, is that there is no ranking. (Of course I also really strugg...
  • Third
    26 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    This song is for you. Not sure it’s your current vibe but it reminds me of driving to a beach with someone next to you that makes you smile, not an outward smile necessarily, maybe just with your eyes...
  • Day 2
    24 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Turns out it is very hard to do new things. For me. Sometimes. There’s a new thing that I have had in my drafts, in my to-do list for a long time now. And I take this opportunity here to announce I wi...
  • Day 1
    23 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    What do they say about imitation and flattery? The best tip you’ll receive today is to follow Anne’s Ishii’s substack. The best emails I have received each day this past month were her daily love lett...
  • Halloween, immigrant stories, and winning
    07 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 5 0
    TW: suicide & miscarriage There is a first time for everything, such as this TW. Which makes me wonder if every single one of my previous substacks in their entireties could classify as one big trigge...
  • You are capable of dying and helping your loved ones die
    15 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 9 7
    I want us to sit down and have a little conversation about death. I don’t think I have told you clearly yet why I am a death worker (I also use the term death doula). I simultaneously take this opport...
  • A Play in 6 Acts
    09 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 5 0
    Act 1 - The Cicadas Sidewalks and a stoop in Bedstuy, Brooklyn under the pink sky of a summer dusk. Three women in their 40s. Two with their dogs. Two without their kids. Two might be feeling those gu...
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