Power to the women

141126 Power to the woman (4)

A mother, holding
a child, sleeping,
a doting grandmother, watching.
A student, talking,
a friend, listening,
an office-goer, dozing.
A bus conductor, ticketing,
and an urban sketcher, drawing.


Just embracing my feminist side, I suppose.

Ink and dry pastels on paper –  As seen and sketched aboard M70, Chennai (26 Nov 2014).

Stories in Transit series is a documentation of life in public transport and is a result of observations made during many hours of commute in Chennai, India. It seeks to capture different stories that are brought out by a chance gathering of people in a transient, ever-changing environment, i.e. the bus. Read other posts in the ‘Stories in transit’ series here.

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