Biography of Indira Donegan
Indira Rice Donegan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Literature and Linguistics from the University of Oregon, and a Master of Arts in Organizational Management. She is working on her first compilation of Poems inspired by family and motherhood.
Indira Donegan Poems
The Tragedy Of Compromise
He had some growing up to do. Oddly it was his boyish charm That kept me perpetually interested. That and the music.
All For Nothing
I saw that boy again today. The one who is always wrong. Every day in trouble For something else.
On Your Departure
The last time Melted in my mouth, Mimicking ice chips on The hottest day in August.
The Trouble With Running
My biggest fear (next to machete wielding 8 year-olds) Is dying of dehydration in my sleep Before a thorough session in a confessional.
Children Of An Najaf
Skipping and jumping Like Chinese paper kites Dancing across A perfectly powdered sky,
Into The West
What is the meaning of life? So tedious, for sure, so why bother Contemplating. Maybe all I really want to know
Letter To Neftali
I wanted you to know That I go through the same things That you do. From what I can tell
It is so clear. We are a shining example Of God’s Mercy. How else can you explain the
Breaking The Man
In Vietnam, They used to torture POWs to get them to talk. Vietcong would tie a
Oh how I miss you. The rain. The fog. The weirdness on every corner of every street.
Thinking The Unthinkable
How is it so? Every moment you steal has more mass per unit
The cold wind that announces the arrival of winter. A naked body
The indifference cutting deeper Right now How I detest the way you chew your food
There are parts of the neighborhood I try to avoid. Not because they are dangerous.
Into The West
What is the meaning of life?
So tedious, for sure, so why bother
Maybe all I really want to know
Is the meaning of my life
I summon The Oracle:
The Almighty Remote.
All knowing and fully programmable.