Romance Poetry posted January 3, 2018

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The inner eye is a skilful guide.


by Nandini Doreswamy

With one breast only – a cyclops of a different kind, her chest wrapped up in gauze.
The soldier watched her closely – the doctors said he’d lost his mind, but he saw her as she was:


Antonym Poetry Contest contest entry

Nandini Doreswamy was born and raised in India. Her career has been a wild ride - from trauma surgery to business, IT, and the civil service. She lived in Aotearoa New Zealand for twenty-two years and now lives in Canberra, Australia, with her husband Peter and several currawongs and cockatoos - all of whom encourage her to write.
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