हाम्रै समाजमा पनि झमक घिमिरेका जीवन कथा पढ्ने हो भने हामिलाई थाहा हुन्छ समाजले उनको सारीरिक अपाङ्गतालाई कसरि हेर्छ र स्वयं झमक घिमिरेले कसरि हेर्छिन। उनको किताब “जीवन काँडा कि फुल” मा कतै उनि लेख्छिन “मैले आफ्नो सरिरलाइ ऐना मा हेरे, मेरा आफ्नै स्तन नियाले र आफैलाई धेरै सुन्दर पाएँ” यस्तै, यस्तै । एउटि अपाङ्गता भएकी महिलालाई नेपाली समाजले हेर्ने दृष्टिकोण भन्दा फरक उनको त्यो विचार र भावना बेग्लै र व्यक्तिगत यौनिकता र पहिचान संग जोडिएको छ।
I looked back where I came from and I felt more responsible for why I came here and what I want to be. My courage was for good cause. My hope glimmered when I looked back and it was more for my career and my duty to the nation I came from than for personal material success that I found many of my friends were indulged in, and I felt sorry for the friends who suffered from selfishness, greed, and hypocrisy.
Reading a few paragraphs from my memoir “A Thatched House” I am working on.
The house stored beehives and bees; I used to run eating and sucking honeycombs with both of my hands, honey dripping off of my elbows and my mouth painted with sticky layers of honey, which when dried coated my face with a filmy layer of translucent sweetness.