PRIYAMVADA DILIP KUMAR
"Plink … plonk … plink", the bell sounds - "Girls!
We have a special assembly today."
So how's today different
From every other day?
For thirty years she's worn the same
Plain beige blouse and saree.
Shunning colour, hugging faith,
His Cross she wants to carry.
This little dolls' house with its flowers,
Its hedgerows all in order,
These classrooms where her girls are taught
To prepare for the life hereafter
Flowers of varied colours, these girls
Become women, mothers, chasing careers
In a dynamic, relentless, ...