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A Woman, Not A Public Commodity!

Poem: She is a woman, and her role is not tied not too child-rearing and looking after men's need! She has feelings and she deserves respect!


Yes, she’s a married woman,

To be specific, a single married woman.

Yes, I know you guys have your eyes on her,

Because you think she’s fragile and devoid of his support.


Yes, she’s not just got her home and kids to look after,

But she’s also gotta think of all your dirty glances,

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That is going to check her out from head to toe,

Just like a starving man has his eyes straight on that one leftover meal.


Yes, you know she’s vulnerable, you know she’s unstable,

So she’s going to put up with all your deeds,

And pretend to be that perfectly normal lady once again,

Lest you’ll tear down her modesty, and all self-esteem.


Yes, you think this will go on every single day,

And that luck will favour you someday.

Yes, you think this would break her down  completely,

And that would be the end of your vicious game.


But yes, haven’t you thought of a different ending,

To your story altogether?

Yes, she’ll be unstoppable,

Once she knows she’s worth much more.

And yes, for  heaven’s sake, she’s a woman,


Not a public commodity.

Image source: ouzgurdonmaz, via Getty Images, free on CanvaPro

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kshama Misra

Int. M.Tech @ NIT Rourkela.

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