It is almost as if Athira, Arohi, Daanishya and Arundhati, who I photographed in a neighbourhood in Mettupalayam where Karunya spent her childhood, show us something we would not have noticed about ourselves -- what it feels like to never be old enough, to be in the present, to have a dusting of our mothers, aunts and neighbours, at once ourselves and them. Kalki, 2019