Daily Archives: September 8, 2008

CONDEMNED! – a poem

by Zeenath Jahan
Dedicated to all the girls slaughtered at their fathers and brothers false ‘honour’.

I call out in the peopled emptiness

Mouthing my words to the hearing deaf,

Shaking the babbling mute to speak up,

For each sordid crime against a woman;

Deafening silence, greets my plea

“Won’t you love your female child?”

The girl born to your house that night

The mewling helpless little babe

Reaching out in faith and trust

Not seeing the gun hid behind your back! Continue reading


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