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Aparna Chatterjee


- Helpless -


God,
I thought
You'll
Come to
The rescue of
Those helpless

Those
Deaf and
Mute girls
Were getting
Raped and
Mutilated

Why did You
Keep looking
At them,
Remaining
Ever so
Helpless..?

Submitted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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(wrote this after reading the recent news clips of disabled orphan girls being sexually abused, tortured, impregnated and beaten by NGO workers in an Indian residential school in Jaipur)

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