Meena Kandasamy's Writings
I gave you (and the rest of the world) two syllablesThat could be stretched as you pleased, strummed On taut red rubber bands, or tapped out on worn-out tables. In the first act of intimacy, you dropped the second syllable.You made me 'Mee'. You said that it meant 'Mine (Mine Alone).' When you wanted to make me 'Yours (Yours Alone),'You called me to meet your...
Meena Kandasamy (born 1984) is a poet, fiction writer, translator and activist who is based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She has published two collections of poetry, Touch (2006) and Ms. Militancy (2010). She holds a PhD in socio-linguistics from Anna...