Elizabeth Padillo Olesen


Woman And Shame Of Men - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

A woman of beauty, guarded by morality,
now stands fallen after the gang rape
by men who see her as mere commodity.
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

December 28,2012
Written after following the demonstrations taking place in India these days as response to the gang rape of a young woman. The public is declaring a stop to low valuing of girls or women in society.

Comments about Woman And Shame Of Men by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

  • Kelvin OwusuKelvin Owusu (1/14/2013 3:08:00 AM)

    its shit like this that made me write dying breed, an unforgettable act, great poem, i believe these men should go through the same pain they put the girl through (Report)Reply

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  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (1/1/2013 7:10:00 PM)

    The crime can't be brushed away anywhere, even in India, thinking of the seriousness of this crime. Heartfelt poem and it is really disturbing a lot 1 (Report)Reply

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