Those women

Searching for a prompt for today's poem, I wanted something that was more than a word. A thought experiment or a trigger and while browsing around, started thinking about women on screen. This poem is about some of the amazing women captured on screen. Women on screen I would want to be Striking up a… Continue reading Those women

Mirror Mirror

Self image and self esteem, words closely linked yet seldom found walking in tandem. The mirror presents to us an image, but do we see this reflection or do we see what our thoughts are leading us to see? Now imagine this: You walk into the room and see her lovely hair, wavy and luscious.… Continue reading Mirror Mirror

Naturally Badass

Yes, yes, we are celebrating women. Everyday when we wake up and line our eyes with kohl, we are celebrating our eyes; draping ourselves in colored fabrics, celebrating our curves; washing our hair to shine those tresses, we are celebrating what the poets call 'zalim gesuon' or cruel tresses. The eyes are often referred to… Continue reading Naturally Badass

Uth meri jaan….Get up my love!

Aurat.....Every Woman Long past the decided day for women's day, past the discount offers and the free health check ups, a small group of quietly confident women met at the Google office in Bangalore. Determined to learn, they were all gathered there to understand a world of technology that is fast paced and sometimes confusing.… Continue reading Uth meri jaan….Get up my love!