Only a woman
Can be both relieved and disgusted
by the fact that she is bleeding.

Not horrified. Or fascinated.
We leave that to to the men.


Men like to draw blood. Women just naturally shed blood. Why would we be afraid of it?

That’s what I hate men most for. For revering something I can’t.

About IdeaSmith

IdeaSmith is the digital doppelganger of Ramya Pandyan (intrepid train-traveller and frequent spouter of post-midnight rhymes and rants). As IdeaSmith she battles obscurity and slays boredom with her stories about men, books, digitalia and Mumbai. She performs live and also blogs, tweets, Instagrams, Facebooks, +G’s, Youtubes and Goodreads all as IdeaSmith. Ramya is a blogger, digital storyteller and spoken word performer. She also runs a forum for aspiring writers called Alphabet Sambar. Tweet-bomb her at @ideasmithy.

Posted on October 13, 2006, in Being Woman, Hormone hangover, Men, men, men, XXFactor series and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. i think the moral of the story is…wait, what the hell are you doing out of the kitchen??

  2. @ god: I always wondered what I’d say to you if we met and now I know…YOU’RE A FAKE!

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