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Category: My diary

Saving the ‘writer’ in me

It’s been ages since I have written. Not literally, if poetry writing is counted. But writing to prompts ( 30 days of NaPoWriMo prompts) does not feel like writing because […]

Home Alone

7.00 a.m. I drop the children off at the airport and I return home – alone for the first time after twenty years in a new city. I feel like […]

NaPoWriMo Day 11: Of my roots

Our optional prompt for today is based on another poem of Elhillo’s, called “Origin Stories.” Like “To Make Use of Water,” this poem struggles to make sense of the distance […]