Manipur Rape 1

Pain contracts to a Nation
when they stripshow
somebody’s daughter, wife and mother
walk them down the streets
and go home to meet their women
in their eyes
and shut their doors to sleep
for all is well.

When you walk a woman bare
you strip her of her soul
she dies
then you lead her body
through the streets.
Because, it is a living dead.
You walk a corpse.

They say,
men have women at home
and women have men at home
and together they make a home.

Mini Babu is a poet from Kerala

Support Countercurrents

Countercurrents is answerable only to our readers. Support honest journalism because we have no PLANET B.
Become a Patron at Patreon

Join Our Newsletter


Join our WhatsApp and Telegram Channels

Get CounterCurrents updates on our WhatsApp and Telegram Channels

Related Posts

A Resolve So Bold, A Cause So Pure

Sons and daughters in faraway lands, give promise to justice, a resolve so bold,White, black, and brown speak to power, in defiance, their unity refuses to fold, Then, there are…

Operation Rainbow Wash

It seems inconceivable, I know,but it happened, it's happening now.No one can say how it beganor where or with whom.But once it began, it spreadlike an airborne virusor an inextinguishable…

A Call To Prayer

come to me hereyour eyes widelike the bride of morning i have pitched my tabernacle tentneither near nor faron the routes of passage where dust of travelersfills my nostrilsand the…

Join Our Newsletter

Annual Subscription

Join Countercurrents Annual Fund Raising Campaign and help us

Latest News