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#WomensDay – Building Love

BUILDING LOVE   I asked my mother About the wrinkles on her stomach While I was praying for a flat stomach and acne free skin She had embraced her ‘post birth’ stomach ‘you were inside, right here’ She said pointing ‘it was our nest’ she…

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Holding Each Other By A Thread

HOLDING EACH OTHER BY A THREAD Shiva Light shone through his tattered t-shirt Blistered fingers holding onto his friends’ There were 5 Each holding onto each other in one way The small one held the other’s pinky finger Some held the rim of their trousers…

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Holding My Breath

HOLDING MY BREADTH The world is always a hand me down To the next generation It will never be new But we can’t give them something broken   Air pollution The world that gave birth to the children Is poisoning them every second They haven’t…

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