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An Indian Girl Wanting To Look Like A Foreigner, Brownish & Glistening

An Indian girl wanting to look like a foreigner
Has cut her hair short
To be bobby-cut
And has browned the hair
To look golden and glistening.

Not a White memsaheb is she,
But a brown sahiba
Wanting to speak Hindi
Even in an alien tongue,

Anglicizing it
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Monday, March 2, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: art
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Savita Tyagi 07 August 2019

Interesting poem Dubey Ji. For some reason people want to explore what they can be, not what they are. Appearance seems easiest for them to change and explore.

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