Michigan in Color


I can name the South Asian writers I know and have read on one hand.

Yellow Smile

Can’t stop thinking about

My skin. I am confusing. And sometimes, I am confused.

Right now, it’s a faded mocha, the winter has taken a lot out of me

Including my color

And every time I see lingering eyes


Flint Water Crisis

On Feb.


Dear Black People at the University of Michigan,




The global chain of movements driven organically by the people give me hope. As many systematic, institutional and legal structures thwart any attempts of equality, we shall overcome.

Authentically, unapologetically Black

In an article for the National Review late last year, senior editor Jonah Goldberg discussed the (now former) popularity of Ben Carson amongst the GOP.


I am not pigmentally challenged

I bleed in color

Dream vivid dreams

And leap from slumber

Singing songs that make the rainbow

Quiver at dusk


We laugh in yellow