Author: Nudrat Lohani Nabi

Nudrat Lohani Nabi- IWD 2021

Be a lady they said.So I grew a spine.Earned my weight. In gold.Be a lady they said.So I ballooned my laughter.Till it filled the roomAnd pushed against the glass ceiling.Sat with my knees apart. Uninviting.Made loud jokes.Walked with shoulders squared.Spine straight.Be a lady they said.So I stopped apologizing.Learned how to raise my voice.How to make […]