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First Self-Image [Poem]

Posted: November 1, 2015

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This poem, poignantly talks about the self-image children form very early in life, through the behaviour of the adults around them.
Bhaiya’s birthday,
Huge celebrations,
A big car-shaped cake.
Her birthday,
A few murmurs,
And a silent dinner.
That night she goes to sleep,
With her first self-image,
“I am not important.”
And her first day to a journey of struggle to prove otherwise.
Next morning she tried to talk wiser.
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