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More thoughts on Home & Exile

Trigger Warning: Some readers may find the thoughts discussed in this post disturbing. So, here is another poem I wrote about my confused identity as someone from Kashmir, who has no physical connection with the land, or the trauma associated with exile. This was also published by South Asian Ensemble, like the first poem. The… Continue reading More thoughts on Home & Exile

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A Poem about Home, Exile and an Unspoken Connection

Hello. I hope you’re all safe and well. I don’t know why but I have been thinking a lot about Kashmir lately. Kashmir, often called Paradise on Earth, is a troubled state in India. Its history is stained with violence, unrest and their obvious companion exile. Now, although my ancestors, Kashmiri Pandits, had to flee… Continue reading A Poem about Home, Exile and an Unspoken Connection