In this multi-perspective historical science fiction piece, a grandmother and granddaughter communicate in order to understand how a civil war changed the world they once knew and kept them away from loved ones.
Lipika Raghunathan is a marketing associate and creative living in New York City, where she has resided for her entire life. She graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University in 2018 with a bachelor’s in psychology and was *this* close to minoring in South Asian Studies. When she’s not writing poetry, Lipika is probably drinking iced coffee and watching YouTube videos about Kamala Harris… or Friends. Check out her portfolio here: lipikaraghunathan.com
My poetry focuses on feminism in an abstract and lyrical way. The title and content reflect the color blue in Hindu mythology as well as the colloquial use of “feeling blue” to describe depression.