Natasha Malpani Oswal
1 min readJul 26, 2020
Credit: Self

I wake up
in a cold sweat
have we locked the doors?
we’re alone here-
what if someone
breaks in?

the man lying
next to me
sleeps on
what if he tries
but can’t defend me?
what if handing over
our possessions doesn’t help?

Natasha Malpani Oswal

poet/ producer. telling stories for a new india @ boundless media. author of reinvention and boundless.