The Lark
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The Lark

A Woman’s Memories

Mine and many others’

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My earliest memories of being a woman are from when I had my first bleed

A few drops of blood on my panty crotch decided my fate thereafter

— Don’t play rough with the boys!

— Don’t dress like that! In such loose billowy shirts and pants, and… my god! Are those even shorts?




The Lark shares fictional short stories and poetry

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Nayanika Saikia

Nayanika Saikia

5x Top writer I Writing on books, personal essays, love, and relationships.

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