Middle Age – Kamala Das

Bit/Bits Kamala Das’s ‘Middle Age’ is a touching poem about the agonies of a middle-aged mother. It is written in a sad and nostalgic tone. It reveals how deeply painful it can be when you are neglected by your own children when they grow up. The speaker of the poem is a middle-aged mother. She thinks about […]

My Grandmother’s House – Kamala Das

There is a house now far away where once I received love……. That woman died, The house withdrew into silence, snakes moved Among books, I was then too young To read, and my blood turned cold like the moon. Meaning That woman – The poet’s grandmother Withdrew into silence – The house became silent Questions […]
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