The poet reflects upon their grandmother's struggle with dementia, and the pain it inflicts on the family as well.
The poem is all about the poet's experience with a sad moment and his failed attempts to conquer his emotions and come out of the the sea of sorrow.
A poem is about the author's grief over losing her father a decade ago.
We never really learnt or adapted to actually be alone with nothing but ourselves – to pause, to think, to wander and wonder.
'Is happiness a common resource? A river that flows through every household?'
'I'm looking for an unassuming vernacular that demands a distinction – between the griefs one can write about and the griefs one just ought to feel.'
A poem on how grief affects the way we interact with spaces once occupied by loved ones.
'Let's make a collage of all the suffering and sorrow, and affix it safely in a corner of our hearts'.