Advise To My Younger Self

When opportunity knocks, open the door, don't keep second guessing yourself- take that risk, albeit in a measured way. When things break, or don't go your way, don't take it as a confirmation of your failings - build your confidence, trust yourself. When the going gets tough, be tough and get going. When you run …

A Brown Girl

An Indian girl dressed in bridal finery, looking down, eyes, shielded, but standing tall

Is it my brown skin that you don't like?Or that despite my brown skin,I stand where I do?Or maybe you don't likethat I was born a girland I was to stand behindmy man while he baskedin all the glory.But instead, although I am a girl,I take center-stageand take the applausefor my life's work.Or maybe it …