This poem speaks about the different shades of a queer person and the fear he goes through.
Tag: childhood trauma
Prelude to a Writer’s Death
Is it okay to mourn before someone’s death? What if that someone is a stranger? But can writers ever be a stranger to a reader?
‘My Gayness Won’t Make Your Child Gay, Uncle’
A poet from a middle-class family in a small town writes about the daily turmoils of being queer in a homophobic world.
How Does One Become ‘Man Enough’?
'I still ask myself, what if my mother never gave birth to me?'
Phobics in the World
A poem against various injustices caused across the fabric of history in the name of social phobias like homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and many others.
Queerness Is Infinite
Being a queer person is like being a ghost where you have to find places to hide and yet people get scared when they find you.
Growing Up Queer: A War With the Truth
A poem on internalised homophobia and the corpse of my childhood.
I Knew I Hated Math For a Reason
'Under the guise of my mentor, he tore my existence to shreds'.
Locked Down With My Abuser
On childhood abuse and the trauma that follows.