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

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  • 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

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