Author: Lalnunsanga Ralte

Lalnunsanga Ralte is a poet based in Shillong. He loves basketball.
August 15, 2017 /

My mother once told me a story
Of when she was a little girl, 
How the entire village huddled up inside a church, 
When the bombs dropped. 
And the surprise checking they endured
My grandmother would pick her up
And carry her on her back
Praying they would not rape mothers and children.