Shankaran Kutty

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Prayers Of An Unborn Girl Child - Poem by Shankaran Kutty

No no, my mother, don’t do this to me
A speck of life I am, so born I should be
Are you forced to do, then please scream NO
A daughter’s pleas, as a mother you should know

Is it because I am a product of your sin
Robbing me of life, when it is yet to begin
An unwanted result for a few minutes of your pleasure
Yet, remember I fulfil you, when you become a mother

Don’t you yearn to feel my skin like silk
Hold me in your arms, to feed me your milk
Then watch me turn life’s every page
To watch me grow and come of age

I want to see the world, feel the wind blow
See the sun rise, see its setting glow
I want to cuddle by you, suckle your breast
In daddy’s arms to blissfully take rest

I want life’s pleasures and know its pain
To dance in the shadows and sing in the rain
Stand on the seashore and count the waves
Climb the mountains and explore the caves

When the world is out there for me to conquer
By robbing me of life, why do you deter
Is it because I am to be born your little girl
But for daddy and you, won’t I be your shining pearl?

Would you have denied me if I were a son
You would have had me as your loving one
Whether you begot me as a lover or wife
Remember it is God, who gave me this life

A life that I deserve to enjoy as my own
To take it away is God’s right alone
So sustain my life, please, it is my right
Don’t take it away, because I can’t fight

An entire life, for me lies in store
All I ask, wait a few months more
Throw me away, once I am born
I promise from your life, I will be forever gone

I won’t curse you even if me you spurn
Will find a mother somewhere who for a child does yearn
Her prayers for motherhood, which God has denied
Will be fulfilled, when she has me by her side

So please I cry, don’t kill me mother
If not for you, don’t deny another
To bring forth a child is the greatest bliss
You will realize, when you give my first kiss

So stop this.. stop this.. heinous crime
For which in future you will regret some time
With his gift of life, let God have his way
Let me live to see the light of day.

Topic(s) of this poem: child, girl

Comments about Prayers Of An Unborn Girl Child by Shankaran Kutty

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (9/22/2015 10:58:00 PM)

    Verily, a heart touching poem,
    Beautiful flow of words with an enchanting effect,
    A very meaningful and thoughtful poem,
    Added to my poem list..................10
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/22/2015 8:32:00 AM)

    Very amazing and thought provoking poem shared really. A foetus has raised voice inside mother's womb to urge rights. Your voice which you have raised through this poem will definitely reach up sky. Wise sharing....10 (Report) Reply

    (9/23/2015 12:57:00 PM)

    Thank you very much for your appreciation. Hope your wishes come true.

  • (9/21/2015 9:12:00 PM)

    Thank you Shankaran for writing this poem. It is a powerful plead from the unborn. May your voice be heard from the top of the mountains; and may the voice of the unborn be felt and heard from the wounds of their mothers. (Report) Reply

    (9/22/2015 12:10:00 PM)

    Thanks Curtis, Yes If even one person is convinced not to abort a female foetus, this poem would have met its end. Killing of female foetus is rampant in India.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 21, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, September 21, 2015

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