Celebrating Women · Poetry · Soiling Stereotypes · womanhood

My Six Yards Are My Cape!

Watch video: https://youtu.be/rFtFY7eNisY My silver troops are marching on, Gallantly in all their glory. As I feel them in my crown, Each strand seems like saying, 'Come, sit na, I’ll tell you my story!'   The lines on my forehead, The freckles on my cheeks, That crease around my neck, As I caress them all… Continue reading My Six Yards Are My Cape!

Bridging communication gap · Generation Gaps · Mother-Son Spoken Word Piece · Parenting paradigms · Poetry

Banter Between Generations

Watch video: https://youtu.be/btd6lFflfx8 Mother The balloons swayed slowly, And gave me a defiant gaze. The stony silence of my house, Stifled tons of guilt. The pitter-patter of September raindrops, Unleashed sarcasm, As if saying, “Try being a good mother’ For today at least”    Son AAH! Was that my last birthday MY 15th one? My… Continue reading Banter Between Generations

Poetry · womanhood · Women and Careers · Women and Sabbaticals

A mother, a girl, a woman

Watch video: https://youtu.be/OOGD5NDtDpA Thirty Nine!Nay! That’s not my age.And that possibly cannot be my weight.Yes, it was this girl’s.And today I start her story,Back from some three and a half decades.As thin as a straw,She could get lost in a crowd of one,But she stood out always.As a daughter who wanted to be right,As a… Continue reading A mother, a girl, a woman