Language
Poetry / Writing

Language

Featured art by Gujjarappa Bg The coloniser’s oppression fractured The grasp on my mother tongue — a complete mess formulated; Languages spoken countless Learnt relearnt and traced to their birthing ground — trans-generational Words and syllabi exuding soft — honey dew-ish  Ambrosial nectar churning a web of comfort and homeliness Yet the coloniser’s language cuts my … Continue reading

PCOD
Poetry / Writing

PCOD

 Featured art by Egle Plytnikaitemy body is a bleeding boatthere’s firecrackers and soft stones bursting out of my womb and onto the footpath;the cracking noise was my ribs,in case you were wondering. my body is a bleeding boatit swells and the limbs spread like they were crucified with gold nails,i am not allowed to condemn my conveniences … Continue reading

Rust
Poetry

Rust

What is rust, if not time? Born of white, grew into yellow, and died at bronze But why don’t pages rust? Is it because the words carved into them don’t have enough metal to beat the metal? Is it because they don’t have enough magic to beat science? Or is it simply because bronze can’t … Continue reading