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Smile

and greet the guests at your door
beckoning them inside
when just a minute back
you were lying in your bed
crying your eyes out

Rise

and leave your bed in the morning
living your everyday routine
when just a night back
you had resolved to yourself to change your ” everyday ” mundane

Love

and devote your entire being
worshipping “him” and the home
when just a day back
you were shown your place
in “his” life and “his” home

Act

and show the world
that all is well in your eutopia
when just a heartbeat back
You died a million deaths
in trying to “smile”, “rise” and “love”

© April 2018 Sapna Dhyani

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4 Comments

  • Kalpanaa April 10, 2018 (8:25 am)

    Tragic and so true for so many young (and older) women. Beautiful poem Sapna.

    • Sapna Dhyani April 12, 2018 (7:01 am)

      Thank you Kalpanaa. Yes.. one sees all this, all aorund.

  • Sitharaam Jayakumar April 13, 2018 (4:10 am)

    That poem really brought home the plight of so many house makers so tellingly.

  • Sapna Dhyani April 13, 2018 (4:11 am)

    Thank you for reading it and giving your feedback. Good day to you.

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