Asifa, our dear angel,though gone,
You will remain close to our heart.
And yet, what you went through
Before closing your innocent eyes
Stirred the oceans, shook the sky
And phenomenally gusty winds
Blew in the hearts of one and all.

Your soul is still standing tall
While tears are streaming down our cheeks.
Mount Kailash, the axis and nodal
Point of the world trembled
And Shiva’s body was stiff with rage
Seeing the silence of women leaders.

And never had man descended so low
In deeds barbaric, actions violent and thoughts base.
And we pretend to live in times advanced?
Child molestation is rampant.
How long will we pretend?
How long will we be silent?
How long will we care for our own happiness only?

Wake up brothers and sisters.
March for Asifa,
Ask for justice.
Ask for action.
Ask for safety.
Ask for freedom of our daughters.

pramila khadun

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About pramilakhadun

I am the holder of a Bsc degree in Food and Nutrition from S.N.D.T University,Pune,India.Have taught this subject in a private institution for almost thirty-five years.Currently, I am retired and travel alot with my husband Raj, daughters Dr Rajnee and Priyum and son Airline Captain.Had my first book of poetry published by Minerva press, London and other two in Mauritius.More coming soon.I love poetry and enjoy reading poems of poets across the world and I feel Destiny Poets is the right place for me.

6 thoughts on “Asifa

  1. pramilakhadun Post author

    My dear friend Louis, I am humbly honored by this magnanimous comment of yours.Thanks a lot my dear friend.


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