'Why haven't you ever been my abode?'
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‘Hands’: A Poem
An ode to a bond.
My Father’s Daughter
A poem on how the poet doesn’t resemble her mother, and how it makes her feel when it's pointed out.
In the Battle To Be Independent, I Lost to Myself
'Somehow, I wanted to prove to my parents that I could be on my own and that I don’t need anyone’s help. But in the process, I forgot to …
A poem which attempts to delineate the dominant (mis)representations of women in society that often spell doom for the healthy development of a female individual's identity.
The Dreadful Pox
A poem on a mother's agony over her three-year-old daughter coming down with chickenpox.
An Everyday Struggle With Patriarchy
It seems intolerable to some that the act of being a mother, and a working one at that, be performed in any other way save for that which has …