Tag: NAW Poetry

‘Words and Curves’ by Megha Rao

Megha Rao

After the terrible fight that leaves us broken and in parts like bread crumbs on a lonely Sunday breakfast plate- I grab you by the chin and work your jaw until you spill all the words out- Your tongue rolls…

‘Apology To My Body’ by Megha Rao

Megha Rao

Body, you are a miracle. Blemish, dark spot and mole; cellulite, layered skin, or skeleton frame, they (who they?) decided numbers for you. Waist sizes, hip sizes, thunder thighs, needle arms, beautiful, ugly (skinny, fat, thin, curvy, busty, chubby, blah,…

‘The Argument’ by Camille Rivera

Camille Rivera

In the cartoon, the crab said Go on and kiss the girl. The young lovers in a late-night lake boat rendezvous. First, we’ve got to create the mood. When I was four, I pretended to be asleep until my parents…