Neha Rayamajhi

My Country Loves Me

Neha Rayamajhi | February 11, 2021

My country cries over 

burnt flags,


the birth lore of gods,

not the bodies of desecrated dead girls;

My country says I am a Goddess. 

Writing Nepal 2019, 3rd: Lanka To Ayodhya: A Re-imagination of Sita’s Journey

Neha Rayamajhi | March 6, 2020

Day One Location: Lanka Lanka is burning behind me. An entire empire made up of gold is now turning into ashes and a ghost. I try to calm myself, sink deeper into the leather seat of Ram’s Land Rover but fire and war both have a smell that demands attention one cannot avoid. “That was […]