Contributions by Komal Mathew

Issue 19 | Summer 2017

The First Time

By | Poetry

The first time I heard the story of the prodigal son, I was in college and always jealous, imagining him in his father’s robe and ring, eating all that calf. Dishonor is worse than death. I believe it because I’m Indian and hear so many stories about unkept marriages and children who leave their parents …