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- by shilpa kameswaran
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I was the middle child in a middle-class family
In a middle-income country
Through the middle of modernism
During the middle of a Marxist movement.

To miss being maimed in the middle of a mess
I left my middle-income country
In the middle of monetizing markets
With middle motivation to master.

But, I found myself marching
In the middle of meddling middle-income migrants
Of middle height and middle muscular mass
Minting in a country
That was in the middle of nowhere.

 
 
was published in November 2018
 
 
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