Daughter-Mother-Maya-Seeta Summary & Study Guide

Reetika Vazirani
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Stanza 1

“Daughter-Mother-Maya-Seeta” begins by making reference to a pattern in which one's mind can become stuck, in this instance, repeating the scenes of mistakes. The first line moves, without punctuation, into the second, “the revolving door of days.” The imagined door turns around and around, replaying and cycling through errors over and over again. The feeling is not pleasant, but line 3 announces, “Now it's over,” suggesting relief. In line 4, the speaker says, “There's no one point thank god in the turning world.” Perhaps the speaker has not been caught in the trap of revolving doors, or errors. She was not stuck; she was “always moving.” “Always moving” was sometimes tiring but also pleasant; the speaker says that she was also “laughing.”

Despite the laughter, the circumstances of the speaker's life have been difficult: she is a “widow.” The word “widow” is associated in the next line with the...

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