Out of the ash, I rise with my red hair and I eat men like air
Posted on: 03:19 PM IST Jan 01, 2013 IST
(Event: Take Back the Night, Location: Southern Avenue, Kolkata)
There's something astir. The leaves crackle like stones under our heels. The sky has been silenced by the ground beneath.
Their hair aflame, their tongues giddy, their eyes slice through the winds.
They are women reclaiming the night
I am taking what's mine. The city, its air, its streets.
Men don't stare, you know me as I know you. My comrade, my friend, my equal- I am a woman