Miraculous

her fair unblemished skin

turned black and blue

her bones broke

just one or two

she saw the world with one eye

just once in a while…

 

now she stands tall

telling her miraculous survival story to all

wrapped in a black and blue sari

with gold zari

her blemished skin is radiant

my friend you are beautiful…you are valiant

 

Dedicated to my friend Kamal Dhillon, a survivor and author of Black and Blue Sari.

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/black-and-blue-sari/9780981386904-item.html

 

 

 

 

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