A girl

Dr. Nunglekpam Premi Devi *

All you know is little;
All you understand is her hidden secrets;
Born with a courageous tide and humanity,
Cries all of her utmost abandonment;
Ah! She's she and she's her mistress
She's a goddess of her own;
She's a lovely girl, so daring
Bold and fearless and brave;
But she's neglected and she's countless;
She's too timid and she's being too harshly;
She's being unwanted and she's being killed;
She's being too critical and she's being too sick;
All hail it's a 'girl' funny sounding!
All praise it's 'faith' being born 'a girl'!
Crazy unites bearably, her 'mother's a 'she'.

All you hear is inbounding;
All you care is all about her patterns and sequences;
She's being lively and she's being jolly incredibly;
She's not perfect 'she' she's being born to'
She's being unborn to too many 'she'!
She's being detached to many 'hers' thrown openly;
She's being wrapped to loin clothes 'red',
Her sporting a mistake by being 'chosen',
'Abort me' and 'abort me not'!
'Kill me' and 'kill me not'!
'Flush me' and 'flush me not'!
'Dump me' and 'dump me not'!
'Throw me out' and 'throw me not uncovered'!
It's all a game, she's being played upon;
Lashing upon the credentials she's manure.

All you want is being involved in;
All you designed is all about her becoming an 'object',
Interesting and captivating and affecting;
Amazing and astonishing and stunning;
Impressing and outstanding and attracting;
Lovely and beautiful and sexy;
Dazzling and ravishing and striking;
Alluring and fascinating and appealing;
Seducing and inviting and luscious!
She's been control and she's being guarding;
She's been cautious and she's being hidden;
'Clothe me up' and 'unclothed me not!
'Draped me in' and 'undraped me not'!
'Behold me' and 'Gaze me not'!
'Touch me' and 'touch me not'!
'Feel me' and 'feel me not'!
'Hold me comfort' and 'hold me not a heaven'!
'Watch me happy' and 'Grudge me not a lie'!
'Care me' and 'doubt me not'!
'Rape me not' and 'tear me not'!
It's all torturing she's been suffering into.

* Poem written by Dr. Nunglekpam Premi Devi for Imphal Times
The writer is an Independent Scholar
This poem was webcasted on Noveber 06 2017.

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