Nitica Sakharwade

Nitica Sakharwade ( | she/her) is awkwardly honest and known for her ‘meta’-metaphors, embodying a physicist’s mind and a poet’s heart. A Maharashtrian, she moved to Waterloo to pursue a PhD in Quantum physics at the Perimeter Institute. One of the first KW Poetry Slam residents, she has performed at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, the Cherry Park Festival, and FLOW at THEMUSEUM. Nitica has taught poetry at Wilfrid Laurier University, and her poetry explores belonging, vulnerability, childhood, and identity. She aspires to one day be able to read her grandfather’s poetry. Find her on Instagram at @shards.of.my.soul.null

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Doorway Effect / Dadar Station

Nitica Sakharwade

Indira Gandhi Airport (New Delhi), 19th Oct 2016 The seat belt sign is lit. I stare at the screen, struggling to choose a movie. Baba must be reaching home joining Aai for a cup of chai. ...