Erasure

The Trials and Tribulations of Unemployment

Tamara Naidoo
Paper Poetry
Published in
Jun 12, 2021

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I’m being erased.

Gone are the days of fiery frustration,
as my blubbering tears cooled
the silence in this house grows stronger

My softening presence,
unrecognizable in the neatly packed kitchen
as if I was never there

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Tamara Naidoo
Paper Poetry

Global-Scale Thinker, an everyday girl in international relations