Girls Smash Stereotypes

My bangles cast with mud Vegetables adorn my head Forever stuck in this hell-hole Ever heated kitchen -stead  My gender is my sentence My home, my prison Condemned to serve the man I’m forced to be content with second place Though, for enlightenment, I’ve fought Wielded my flag against my mistreatment The system fights right […]



Excism To realise self is to command To command self is to live. What does a fruit, unripe, detached from its source sing? Slimy lamentations of unattainment. Devouring birds may not get a look to see her, ripen and stomach to their fill her delicacy. I mean, desire for debauchery averted. Good riddance, yes? There […]


Dilemma Of A Girl

What if What if, there were no memories to write, of a girl full of scars, her eyes painted with agonies, Of haunted days. I thought, Scars were tales of a man , Who journeyed the sea, To fight for freedom for his children, Only to return and meet demons. No, scars are for women, […]


Female Genital Circumcision

It’s estimated that between 114 million women around the world experience female genital circumcision. The ritual is life-threatening, makes child bearing extremely painful and there are traumatic experiences attached to it. The root of this is based on culture. Is it then a crime to be born a female?, must I wallow in limitations because […]