Author: Reena Prasad

Give Our Girls Those Guns

It’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

A 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 […]