Curtain Call

The curtains close; I rest my case I let out my final defiled face They say that the life we…

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I’m a house of cards and he’s a fierce hurricane But I’m full of wounds and he takes away the…

An Impersonal Goodbye

  I gave you one too many apologies And a withering half-assed goodbye My sight lingered with the dust that…

Flood

  My heart demanded drowning My mind quite something else My soul wished complexity My body chose defence   I…

Blending

  Corners hide no deeper good I merge into walls just like I should My body a shadow in the…

The Perfect Daughter

I am the perfect daughter Brought up in patriarchy with a touch of self- slaughter   As a toddler, I…

In Silence 

In silence We hear the uproar of the squeals suppressed  When delight hit us at a time we couldn’t express…