mother/mama/mom, by Navya Kaur

mother/mama/mom all through college she told me she wore her hair in do gutta woke early each morning to twist the two strands together into shiny braids that sat tight on her shoulders as she listened to her professors talk to her about macroeconomics and political science in panjab she married at the age of…

A medical history, by Meeta Kaur

a medical history i swim upstream, dive off of providence splash through the atlantic sprint through europe land on punjabi soil, chandigarh 1967: i’m a forward thought in my mother’s mind I visit and leave her dreams with ease. for father, i’m the coveted ovum where egg successfully meets sperm — life begins scribbled in…