Owl Time of Year

  Part 1 “I am an introvert,” Owl said. Followed by silence and Robin burst out laughing. “No, really, I am,” Owl insisted. “Oh ya! And, Obama is King of the World,” Robin got up and hugged me, while still chuckling. “Well, in a way he is. And, I am.” Sparrow had her hand over… More Owl Time of Year

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Being a strong woman isn’t remarkable, it’s normal

“Please do not twist yourself into shapes to please. Don’t do it. If someone likes that version of you, that version of you that is false and holds back, then they actually just like that twisted shape, and not you. And the world is such a gloriously multifaceted, diverse place that there are people in… More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Being a strong woman isn’t remarkable, it’s normal

Tupperware boxes

They never come back like lost socks, hair-ties, countless ballpoint pens Tupperware boxes handed out after parties for that morning snack, extra mithai, tomorrow’s lunch Monday night jolted me Searing pain A little boy in ‘trash pack’ pyjamas “You be brave” “No, you be brave” “Do you think they will keep you here forever?” “I… More Tupperware boxes