Category Archives: self image

My left foot- Christy Brown

Mein Linker Fuss- Christy Brown “They all had interests, career opportunities and goals, to create meaning and wholeness in their lives and to direct their energy into their spheres of action and to create natural means of expression.  I had … Continue reading

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Female infanticide and Feminism

“To all the women, whose life seems an utter mess, Who see neither way out nor a cathedral to confess. To whom survival is the immediate need, Who no advice columns or feminism heed. Listen to me, listen here, I … Continue reading

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Simply being

The distinguished looking lady came to the out patient department of the hospital, entered my room and surprisingly sat down next to me. She seemed to be looking for someone, but was obviously in the wrong place. She had greeted … Continue reading

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To make the world better.

“I was hungry and you formed a humanities club to discuss my hunger. Thank you. I was imprisoned and you crept off quietly to your chapel to pray for my release. Nice. I was naked and in your mind you … Continue reading

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Of Unfulfilled wishes and Happy endings

“But it is of no use”, said Cinderella, “Wishes never come true.” The fairy God Mother got held up and came too late. By the time the prince was dancing with the daughter of a wealthy business tycoon, upon the … Continue reading

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Someone who knows

It must have been like the sting of a 100 bees, When someone told you that your baby might never grow up to walk. I don’t know how it feels. But I know someone who feels your pain.   It … Continue reading

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The other woman

Maybe she lost her way and couldn’t see quite clearly how to get back on track. Maybe she was like the woman at the well, seeking something the world couldn’t provide and receiving something she didn’t need. Maybe she took … Continue reading

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