An Amygdala
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An Amygdala

I Am An “American-Born Confused Desi”

Just not in the way that you might think.

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Throughout my life, I’ve had the term ABCD, or American-Born Confused Desi directed at me by people who were born and raised in South Asia. For those who aren’t familiar with the meaning of “Desi”, it refers to a person with ethnic roots in South Asia.

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You Are Your Own, a curated collection of my feminist poems is available on Amazon & Free via Kindle Select: https://rb.gy/ncz77r

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