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BECAUSE I AM A GIRL - I MUST STUDY By Kamla Bhasin

2013 VOF POETRY BECAUSE I AM A GIRL – I MUST STUDY A father asks his daughter: Study ? Why should you study? I have sons a plenty who can study Girl, why should you study? … Read More»

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2013 VOF POETRY; MY FEMININITY

MY femininity is my dignity, I guide it with jealousy. MY femininity is my special privilege, I don't take it for granted. MY femininity is my right, It shall not be trampled on. … Read More»

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NO MORE PHD

YOU’VE REACHED THE WOMAN You have reached the woman whose words are not buried beneath her tongue, who crafts metaphors and similes like she tends to the tattered garments … Read More»

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VOF POETRY; MY FEMININITY

MY femininity is my dignity, I guide it with jealousy. MY femininity is my special privilege, I don’t take it for granted. MY femininity is my right, It shall not be trampled on. … Read More»

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Dancing in the Dark

I love to dance! They say I do not have the body for it My legs dangle like a lame man's own My waist wriggles like there are batteries in it Sometimes I leap like a frog Yes I believe them … Read More»

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Dreaming the gardener

How the pain A few have asked. How the pain. I cannot map it. There is No Terrain; there is a blank Landscape. I can see Nothing. A woman, blind or blinded, still Feels her way, in touch … Read More»

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they thought, they said, they waited but i did it and i found myself in you

daily i searched for you but i was unaware i was so full to the seam and i was bursting i needed an outlet,a vent to pour out it was like a volcano waiting to erupt … Read More»

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woman of courage - Mother!

Woman of Courage! You went were angels feared to thread. You were fearless, courageous Strong, ambitious and dedicated! Your love was boundless You oozed confidence … Read More»

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“Life for Rent”

You must have experienced this before as well, listening to a song and thinking, this is me, this is about me…haven’t you? “Life for Rent” is that song for me… … Read More»

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Suit of Armor for Work

Today it was cold I wore my black power suit and heels It has sharp cuts, wide shoulder pads and a stiff rigidity Long day today Tired feet I walk down the dark and empty sidewalk. … Read More»

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