poet Kamala Das

Kamala Das

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A Losing Battle

How can my love hold him when the other
Flaunts a gaudy lust and is lioness
To his beast? Men are worthless, to trap them
Use the cheapest bait of all, but never
Love, which in a woman must mean tears
And a silence in the blood.

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (7/28/2020 12:06:00 PM)

    Men are worthless, to trap them
    Use the cheapest bait of all, but never
    Love, great poetic expressions. tony

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  • laxmi (1/7/2018 12:44:00 PM)

    thanks for sharing this view what love of a woman is all about.

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  • gajanand vyas (1/7/2018 7:59:00 AM)

    a great poem. love is a sensitivity. it must not descend down to the carnality.

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  • * Sunprincess * (8/31/2015 9:39:00 PM)

    .......very nicely written ★ How can my love hold him when the other
    Flaunts a gaudy lust and is lioness

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  • Abhipsa TripathyAbhipsa Tripathy (6/14/2014 10:06:00 AM)

    Wow! a very nice poem.I invite you to read my poems.

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  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/18/2014 10:16:00 AM)

    A good poem from the well known poetess.

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