Sitting on a brick wall, a girl struggles with rejection and with her identity.
In sensual style, this poem moans for a chance to make breakfast before giving her another try.
At thirteen, this girl wanted to be wanted. When she says no to sex, she learns she does not yet want herself.
A concise metaphor on gender.
Published just before her twentieth birthday, a prolific and gifted writer’s final contribution to this website. Of it, she writes, “This story takes place in old Nepal, during the Rana regime when the Rana family had control over the country and borrowed richly from the British Raj.”
An informal pseudo-poem about handling praise in an age of “liberated women.”
Frustration with femininity.
An image of beauty.