Daily Archives: December 5, 2012

Monsoon

Green grass groaning in wild wind wake of monsoon’s crooning call; grey sky hung on horizon’s head – the moan of newly born The mantra dark and mournful soars high to crown the day her words wash well the face … Continue reading

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The price of a daughter in India

You sold your daughter, tied her sari tight and sent her off, to strangers. The bonds were there before she left you. There for all her new family to see. Not that they looked too closely at her. They were … Continue reading

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They burn women in India

They burn women in India. It doesn’t take long … the flimsy nylon saris are perfect for burning; it’s the dying which takes a long time, but then the dying started a long time ago anyway. On the day of … Continue reading

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