Author: Reena Prasad

Give Our Girls Those Guns

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt’s an intense poem. Reena cautions the girl of the many dangers she faces in the world of men. Crunch by crunch the monster advances In its jaws I hear the baby next door scream my own safe(?) at school The teacher wants skirts to cover soft knees A girl asks if it is to keep […]

The Wingspan Of Sorrow

Reading Time: 1 minuteA poignant poem by Reena. It’s intense and sensuous.  If I stoop it is to drink deep of you my doppelgänger, black and grey I wear your shades better than any other wanting none on the bench beside us You moved in with me not content with one night stands Watching you tackle my empty […]