sreelekha premjit

Veteran Poet - 1,134 Points (26-12-73 / india)

Resurgence At Kanyakumari - Poem by sreelekha premjit

It is appropriate thought she
sobbing, stiffling her groans of pain
trying to be herself

It is appropriate
that she lost her virginity
on the virgin shores of this land
a virgin goddess is here worshipped

It is appropriate
that life turned a violent leaf
crushing her innocence
strangling her pride in self

It is appropriate
that her freedom of a brave journo
has thus been trampled upon
her psyche has been scarred

It is appropriate
that this should happen
here in a land of blind believers
of frenzied religions

It is most appropriate
that the cruel waves
a mute witness- now rush to wash her
cleanse her innards(of
accumulated dirt of aeons)

It is but appropriate
that she gathers her remnant sprightliness
uncrease her soiled dress
pull up her broken resolve

dust off the dirt
straighten her shoulders and walk on..
the vast endless seas bid good bye
kissing her feet in penance

she walks off..

Topic(s) of this poem: courage

Comments about Resurgence At Kanyakumari by sreelekha premjit

  • premji premji (7/1/2008 2:25:00 AM)

    Intense feelings...
    well done Sreelekha
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  • (7/1/2008 1:58:00 AM)

    a good and neat narration here, sree must know sharks are under down the waves there in cape...and invariably down any shore virgin or not all over the world... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 19, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 30, 2015

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