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A message from our pockets

Half-empty words wash away the narratives, spilled favours, modern fatigue — we owe the landowners — as our worn out pleas flee in silence. Our kins rode the wings of … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jakatia Pawa

– 44-year-old, a mother of two, obtained  a  degree in banking and finance,  served  the same employer  for  five  years  as  a household     service     worker, accused … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pluma’s upcoming book

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Day off

– Para sa mga araw na sabi ni bossing tanga ka Sa mga gabi na tinitingnan mo ang mapa Mga sana nandun ka At sana nandito siya Idadaan kita sa … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Where citizens are banned from working as maids in the Kafala States

Above is a map showing which countries ban their citizens from working in countries that use what Majeed al-Alawi, Bahrain Labour Minister, has described as the Kafala slavery system. Note that bans are … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Syrian Refugees

Have you seen the tents of Syrian refugees? Have you seen the grubby ground, Rubbish all around, where they’re expected To live? Having been ejected from their own nation? Do … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Elysium and the EU Migrant Crisis

A post about the EU refugee crisis needs to appear on this blog given that it is associated with the Pluma Literary Migrant Writers Guild. We are migrants. We have moved from … Continue reading

September 5, 2015 · 5 Comments

Keeping up with the Radicals

Narration of this post for those who want to keep doing other stuff at the same time: I come from a radical family. A family that tried to set up … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

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