Done

Done

Done They stitched the mouths of the storytellers in my family. Stories brimming with Courage, Beauty, Love Got replaced by rule books On should’s and don’ts. That’s why I was born. With mouth stitched up. That’s why I put up and shut up Until everything...
Make Way As I Rise

Make Way As I Rise

← Reclaim Done → Make Way As I Rise What I wanna know is How did you get away with it? Convincing me it was my fault I didn’t get the job. That I just wasn’t good enough. How did you gas light me Into believing I was a waste Of human resources The day I...
Reclaim

Reclaim

← Waking Up in the Outback Make Way As I Rise → Reclaim Patriarchy has obliterated Love. Now that you know, Get angry. Scream, weep. Then, Get busy. Dance. Sing. Paint. Sculpt. Write. Play. That’s how we Reclaim Power And bring back Love. If this poem...
Waking Up in the Outback

Waking Up in the Outback

← It's Up to You and Me Reclaim → Waking Up in the Outback Under the blue dome skies, Anklets jingle. Clouds of red dust blind. A screech pierces ears, Reverberate as words in my womb. ‘Wake up! Wake Up!’ I lift my head skyward. Mother Kali! Mother...
It’s Up to You and Me

It’s Up to You and Me

← I Remember Waking Up in the Outback → It’s Up to You and Me I’ been hit By a bundle of Songs and Stories. Life times I’ been waiting. The Songs! The Stories! Whistling up my feet. A gift from Mother Earth, They’re keeping beat To Her pulse. The...
I Remember

I Remember

It's Up to You and Me → I Remember Oh Mother! I fell for a bag of tricks. They said membership to the exclusive club was easy As long as I followed the rules. So I became the obedient daughter, wife, and mother. I rallied with those who wanted proof I was as...

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