Komal Kapoor


I Am A Woman


With two ears to hear and two eyes to see
But unlike a man
I am treated as if I have no identity

I am told how to behave
when I am out of my house
I am told what to wear
to safeguard self from prying eyes of a pervert

My soul is tormented
and my freedom is curbed
It was better if I didn't exist
so that a man could be saved from temptation

Am I an object?
Am I an animal?
Am I a slave?
No No No! ! ! !
I am a woman in all spheres...

Submitted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Edited: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Topic of this poem: Life


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I Am A Woman by Komal Kapoor )

  • Rookie - 343 Points F. J. Thomas (7/31/2014 7:23:00 AM)

    Komal the man who would tell a woman to cover her entire body to avoid perverts is a pervert in himself. An unholy, denigrating, self-righteous, dominating COWARD!
    My heart goes out to every woman who has to endure this; and my disgust for every woman who treats her daughters and sons daughters with disrespect. A wonderful work Komal. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Warning, Jenny Joseph
  9. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  10. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
[Hata Bildir]