Uma Ram

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Married, to a Civil Service Officer, a mother of two children, a home maker cum CREATIVE WRITER. A post graduate in English literature from Ethiraj, Chennai.A B.Ed holder from Lady Willingdon, Chennai, with a degree in Business management.I take to writing as an outlet for emotions than talking it out. I consider it as a good stress buster. As a bharathnatyam dancer, I find dancing also as an ... more »

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  • Rookie - 295 Points Pranesh Patil (5/11/2015 1:33:00 AM)

    Nice poem... Reminds me of Bhagavadgita! !

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The Maid's Daughter

A hallucination
To those born with
Silver Spoons….
An unrealistic truth,
To those dominating
Mistresses, shimmering in
Golden body lotions;
Of the girl child,
Still entangled
In brimming poverty;
With a helpless mother-
Reaping the fruits
Of her domestic toils;
At the cost of her dreams…
As a bonded child labour,
Away from her home;
She sweeps and mops,
Cleans and washes,
Does the dishes;
Burying her wishes;
For the education
Of her brothers,
as a bonded child labour,
Away from her home,
Contented with ...

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