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She wished to eat some ice-cream ,but she was barred from entering the kitchen.
Do you know why ? Because she was bleeding.
She wished to eat some pickle with her dal chawal, but she was stopped from touching it.
Do you know why? Because she was bleeding.
She wanted to sleep besides her little sister, but she was told to sleep alone in one corner.
She wanted to snuggle in her daily blanket, but she was told to use a ragged bed sheet.
She wished to have a word with God, but she was asked to stay away from the prayer room.
She wished to prepare some food for herself but was told she would contaminate the food and utensils.
Do you know why? because she was bleeding.
She wished to sit by a plant she has planted years ago but she was asked not to touch it.
She wished to wash her long hair and keep it open but she was asked not to do so.
Do you know why ? because she was bleeding.
She wished her clothes were washed with the clothes of the entire family, but she was asked to wash her clothes separately.
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