Uma Ram


Betrayal - Poem by Uma Ram

I saw you
I liked you
You wanted me;
I married you
I loved you
You wanted me to make you a man-
I gave you children
I made you a father
You never talked to me
I felt hurt
I cried all night
You were busy chatting with her
I fought for it
I got beatings for it
You never felt guilty
I hated her
I tried to keep her away
You kept me away
I fought for I loved you
I got beatings for I loved you
You hated me for you loved her
I bore all pains for I didn't want to leave you
I bore all miseries for I can't love anyone else
You tortured me for I didn't leave you!
I wait patiently for good to win over evil
I remain forsaken for
You will be forsaken by her someday!

All copyrights reserved by Uma Ram 2012

Topic(s) of this poem: betrayal, love, sadness


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Most women at some point of time in their life are sure to experience this for, 'TO FORSAKE IS MANLY! ', according to me. The emotions expressed here are not only mine but of every woman who is betrayed by her man.So I humbly request men who read this to consider this as the emotions of their woman and understand how much it hurts for a woman when she is betrayed by the one whom she loves. So please try not to hurt her feelings. IT IS NOT GOOD TO HURT SOMEONE JUST BECAUSE THEY LOVE YOU!

Comments about Betrayal by Uma Ram

  • (6/28/2015 12:24:00 PM)


    A very powerful message is expressed in this poem, men just follow their lust-filled egos, not caring that they are destroying the woman they professed to love til death do they part! Destroying their children, devastating them with what they are doing, wondering that if their father has stopped loving their mother, then they also are no longer loved and an intense abandonment fills them for the rest of their lives also.. What a heart wrenching predicament for the children. How can a man live with himself after causing all this pain? Great poem, thank you for sharing it! RoseAnn (Report) Reply

    Uma Ram Uma Ram (6/28/2015 12:26:00 PM)

    Thanks a lot for feeling the pain ma'am...

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  • Rajnish Manga (4/1/2015 1:50:00 AM)


    First, it is the structure which is highly impressive- IIV IIV design down to the last line. Then the theme and the narrative both are powerful enough to generate emotions of sadness and empathy for the woman at the receiving end. This goes on to show the status of women in our society in general. Very poignant portrayal. Thanks for the poem and special thanks for your Notes. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, August 21, 2016


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