Poet Kala Ramesh's book of tanka verses offers a unique vision into the compound experience of womanhood.
An essay on realising how I am a woman who is unwilling to compromise on my terms of existence to fit a man’s or anyone’s idea of womanhood.
I don’t know if a day will come when my father feels differently and knows that it is okay for him to be emotionally vulnerable. Until then, I choose …
The author’s take on womanhood and its subjective definitions, inspired by an anecdote narrated by her mother.
A personal essay on the life and struggles of women in large households, and how their labour is often overlooked.
A poem on the struggles of growing up in a patriarchal family.
In her very perceptive Introduction to Paul Kaur’s verse, Nirupama Dutt makes, among other significant observations, a point that I cannot help returning to, again and again. Dutt writes, …
A poem on how traditional ideas of motherhood in a patriarchal society can often alienate women from themselves.
Just because you come from a fractured past doesn't mean you always have to cling to it.