TWI Poetry – Mother to Son

They say peas in a pod are born together I was reborn with your birth, morning-cusp-baby, 36-hour labor You made sure I was really ready for you We fused, blood to bone, heart to soul, your tiny palm curled around my finger I am not sure what your eyes saw, in what color, where you…

TWI Poetry #Metoo Some Poems in Exploration

There are many facets to this hashtag. Not just stories or experiences but the untold, unshared, many of them in the spirit of a celebration. Curious, excited, coming of age, nervous, a voice, nevertheless. Perhaps, the hashtag is not only about finding a voice to raise a voice but also hold a head high, raise…

TWI Poetry #Metoo #Rights#VoicesinPoetry

  (Picture borrowed from the Internet) Violence against women or episodes of misbehaviour and assault are not new or recent. Though many of them are now coming out of their own shadows against the guilty, there have been several of them who have used their voice and words as expression. Here are a few poems…

TWI Poetry – Star-Crossed

I remember a different time when Orion brought us good luck. When the Big Dipper would point to Sirius, and we thought the spirit of every dog lived there When I would stare at your freckled back and look for a map of cities where we would go, where we would separate The hunt is…