suchi banerjee Poems
|4.||To My Children||10/3/2015|
|6.||Near Light Near||4/23/2016|
|7.||Love It Is||12/29/2013|
|8.||A Love Letter||1/1/2016|
|10.||Betray I Will.||4/9/2015|
Betray I Will.
Betrayal! Is it bad?
I thought its a way of life.
My name is woman and to me-
Betrayal no longer cuts like a knife;
For betrayed I was ever since God created mankind;
Betrayed I was when I was reduced to
Nothing more than post-war booty,
Meant to be plundered,
War spoils, nothing more.
Betrayed I was when I was killed in my mother's womb,
Meant to be unwanted-
An inconvenience, nothing more.
Betrayed I was when I wasn't allowed to study
As much as my brothers,
Meant to know my place, oh yes!
A liability, nothing more.
Betrayed I was ...