Yogyata is the creator, nurturer and Chief Operating Officer of a family of four in Columbus, Ohio. She quit her corporate job after a busy season of uncovering financial infractions to address the more serious shenanigans of her rambunctious boys at home. A paladin for healthy eating, she feverishly pulverizes green smoothies and consumes copious servings of words, vegetables, and wisecracks. When not Jamie Oliver-izing school menus and running into brick walls for a chance teleportation to platform
9-3/4, she manages publications for a non-profit. Her articles have been published in The Hindustan Times, The Pioneer and The Statesman.
As an anxious Indian mom under lockdown in the US, did I focus on the dangers others are risking more than on myself?
In the light of the recent focus on 'others' and 'outsiders' in the US, this poem explores the feelings of a woman who chooses to wear the hijab.
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