My Baby Turns One!

My baby turns one!  Sorry for the cliche, but how else was I supposed to cry out loud about the excitement. Last year, while we had just begun struggling with the pandemic, I had published my first poetry collection on World Poetry Day. Little did I know, we were going on an indefinite lockdown. MyContinue reading “My Baby Turns One!”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #28

By now you know that I did this series because I have book, a collection of poetry based on women. So, today I will give you a reason and few books that you could read if you want to know more about the subject. It’s the cause that matters not the means. We need feminismContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #28”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #25

Day 25 of #whyweneedfeminismin2021 Can we just go ahead and simply accept the fact that cooking is just a basic life skill. It is needed, but it does not define you, specially when you are a woman. I am sure you know what I am talking about, the stares, the glares, the frowns when oneContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #25”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #24

Day 24 of #whyweneedfeminismin2021 Juggling responsibilities has been a constant confusion. I wonder why! Oh, so many roles, mother, daughter, wives, daughter-in-law, sisters, chef, cooking, cleaning, pick up the child, drop them to school, visit friends, show up at every functions, look good, don’t be tired. It is all unrealistic, all inhuman. #qotd Do youContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #24”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #23

Book cover revealed! Resignation of an AngelComing soon. Because most girls are still raised with the concept of adjusting and compromising more in the household. What if the parents told them that no they don’t need to adjust or compromise, they don’t need to make themselves unhappy, that they are there for them, come whatContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #23”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #21

“Girls who are smoke aren’t good girls.” You translate this sentence into any language you like but it is always there. “लड़किया सिगरेट  पीते अच्छी  नहीं लगती” No. Its not about a gender. Cigarette smoking is injurious to health, irrespective of any gender. And if someone is still doing it, it is by choice. SameContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #21”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #18

Now this one is my favourite, I cannot wait any longer to put it out here. Yes, not all men! YES, NOT ALL MEN!! I get it. What I don’t get is why do I have to keep listening to it as rote whenever I talk about feminism, or equality, or about someone glaring atContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #18”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #15

Day 15 of #whyweneedfeminismin2021 I don’t even understand why I have to say this. Feminism stands for sisterhood, but sisterhood does not mean that you, by default, like every person around you. It is absolutely okay to not get along with every human possible. It all boils down to supporting and standing for something thatContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #15”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #13

How come a man is always and necessarily expected to be a financial pillar of the family? How can one person be always be the caretaker? How can he go on without any ups and downs? How can he not cry in front of anyone? How can a woman be expected to be the emotionalContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #13”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #9

What kind of a person are you? What would you prefer? Makeup or no makeup.  Makeup for all who choose. EVERY GENDER.  No makeup for those who don’t want it.  AS SIMPLE AS THAT. Ps: yes that is just a filter in case you are wondering. I am too lazy to put makeup on forContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #9”