Treasure Island

James Hart

(21.06.53 / Grappenhall, Cheshire)

Thrown from the bus


They threw her from the bus
Like an empty cigarette packet
She was raped and raped
And raped again this
New Delhi medical student
Six men have been arrested but
No sentence can bring her back
Rapes are daily, murders are daily in India
She is cremated now
A Hindu funeral for a girl
Robbed of her career
Her marriage, her children
Her everything
God grant her in heaven
The fulfilment she never saw on earth

Submitted: Wednesday, January 02, 2013

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