Dadorengo anava

Nov 27, 2013 by

I have my father’s name and his before him and on and on all the way back to the day we walked out of India. I am born of a man;...

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15.11.13

Nov 27, 2013 by

I want to slam poetry like I want to slam doors catching my fingers and blooming blue bruises but I don’t want my voice to sound the...

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Bařostuni čirikli ~ Stone Bird...

Mar 13, 2013 by

Miro jilo o cikno kalo čirikli  Mire phaka bixasnakero  barore E čeri hibaj paxoti sune ča tu des man tiro jilo jel...

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Me Som Rom

Feb 13, 2013 by

I am not German. I am not Romanian. I am not Italian or French. What is so hard to understand about that? Why do non-Romani people get...

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Biagoresko Porrajmos

Jan 8, 2013 by

It didn’t end in World War II like the books and movies and politicians tell you. It didn’t end with the liberation of...

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Phuri daj

Dec 5, 2012 by

Take my hands your head is bent and knees are raw heart weary akor the akor Take my hands your cup is empty and fingers sore naj...

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We aren’t people

Oct 23, 2012 by

We’re a dress or a scarf. Long hair twisted in braids. Naked girls with tattoos and tattered vintage shoes. We aren’t...

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našti avas pale – we can...

Oct 23, 2012 by

Some of us, we cannot go back našti avas pale. I’m just a small girl, ciknji čhajori a small girl with big words. Some of us, we...

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Nights like these

Oct 23, 2012 by

Maami’d whisper in my ear, softly like light from the fire as it trickled across the floor and into my empty shoes. The words...

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Not Falling

Oct 23, 2012 by

The hair that falls over my shoulders like dusk on a summer’s eve is not falling for you. The yellow and orange flowers blooming...

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džav avri andal e melodija

Oct 23, 2012 by

I’ve lost the melody. I’ve lost the way. ľikerav meloďija… I carried the tune. Like a burden. Shuffled steps, flared...

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No America isn’t Hungary

Oct 23, 2012 by

but don’t think for a minute we don’t face discrimination and racism on her eagle-encrusted hallowed lands of so-called...

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