Depression: Help Yourself

by Anita I stopped going out. It used to be one of my favorite things to do. But now I had no strength or will to get up, get ready and go out. I used to enjoy talking to people. Now I avoid talking to anyone because it meant I had to pretend to be … Continue reading Depression: Help Yourself

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Why do you need approval from someone else to live your life?

by Annapurna Sharma Have you ever noticed why you are looking for an approval or decision from someone else for things you want to do? When we are girls, we are not allowed to pursue our choices and have to seek approval from elders to do everything. Then, we are married and we are looking for approval … Continue reading Why do you need approval from someone else to live your life?

II Poetry Contest: Together we share

by Tricia Drammeh Our stories in one great book Bound by love and hope Together we learn Using lessons from the past To shape our futures Together we grow Reaching for equality Strong and confident Together we rise Holding signs and grasping hands Empowered women Together we shine Our light cannot be contained Beauty undefined

II Poetry Contest: Are we all the same or aren’t we, fundamentally?

by Sarah I'm trying to learn.I'm not what I'm meant to be. With intention, I seek remedy. Inclusion, exclusion, insightful delusion. Fear, pain, strain. Let go and be there, nowhere. Bob aimlessly in a narrative of smoke, mirrors and hot air. To care or not?Life isn't dramatic, it's made so. Height is a dangerous thing … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Are we all the same or aren’t we, fundamentally?

II Poetry Contest: SHE

by Swati Mohanty She is a fiery monument An edifice radiating remedy for thise wounded by the laws of the trivial society. She stews the reality and garnishes them with Truth and feeds them to the pistols of sweetened Hypocrisy.