The Woman Inc.

Eve’s Daughter

  Photo Credit: Vinita Agrawal     Eve’s daughter I am Eve’s daughter, that’s my crime. On top of that—poetry!—the greatest crime. I am not a spectacle. I must speak … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Poems on Incarceration and Acid Attacks by Jhilmil Breckenridge

Image courtesy       Lakshmi’s Eyes Only the eyes remain as they were. The rest of her face is ravaged by acid. Acid thrown by two boys on … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Royal Revelations by Jhilmil Breckenridge

Image courtesy Recently, the British royal couple, William and Kate, visited India. While they were in the press for all the normal things, wildlife parks, orphanages and the Taj … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

An Open Letter To Freud

Image credit : Google     Late Mallika Sengupta was renowned for the political attitude she displayed in her remarkably bold poetry. We reproduce here one of her better known poems … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Purple Bruises, Unconcealed Scars

Image courtesy Google. Poetry  by Gayatri Chawla   Hyperopia Outside my window cornflower sky, persian blue pottery on my kitchen sill wall mount painting of baby Krishna turquoise skirt flitting … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Veils, Halos and Shackles

  All over the world, girls and women are victims of violence, oppression, and discrimination. No country, no community, no religious or ethnic group is immune. Too often, women’s voices … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · 3 Comments