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Urvashi Bahuguna URVASHI BAHUGUNA's poems have been published or are forthcoming in Barely South Review, Kitaab, Jaggery Lit, The Four Quarters Magazine and elsewhere. She currently lives and works in India.

Recent Work By Urvashi Bahuguna

Reasons

By Urvashi Bahuguna

Poem

My mother had a wing that could not be
taken. A fox lived
at the backyard border.
The rain wouldn’t stop, wouldn’t
paddle back to the neighbour’s postal box.
I spent so much time looking at the snow, I
saw something beyond the cold.
My grandfather helped my grandmother’s
birds escape.
My mother had one good
wing and one made of sadness.