Komal Mathew is a Gujarati-American writer from the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. She is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and Sarah Lawrence College. Her poetry collection, For Daughters Who Walk Out Like Sons, won the Zone 3 Press First Book Award for Poetry. Her poem have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Narrative, The New Republic, Poetry, and elsewhere. She lives with her family in Smyrna, Georgia.
Poem in the Parks: “As We Wait”