Tear Water Tea
A baby grows from a poppyseed, a lizard is chased into dust. Remembering grandparents, dreaming of houses, contemplating nature and the nature of contemplation. This is the stuff of Tear Water Tea.
Saradha Koirala lives, writes and works in Wellington and is of Nepali and Pakeha descent. She has a Masters in Creative Writing from Victoria University's International Institute of Modern Letters and her poetry has been published in the Listener, broadsheet, Hue & Cry, Turbine, Sport and Lumiere Reader. She has taught English at secondary schools since 2005, but still can't believe her luck in having a job where she can speak in and about metaphors all day.