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June 1, 2023

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Nirbhaya, mother i did not want to die


This poem is a tribute to Nirbhaya/Damini, The December 16, Delhi gang rape victim who died a painful death. Her death eachoed around the globe and brought much needed awareness towards rape victims in India. May she rest in peace. She lay naked, battered and bruised next to the highway where sedans cruised the pain was intense but she could not scream for a moment she thought it’s just a horrible dream she can see her friend rolling in pain begging for help, all but in vain as she lay on the ground trying hard not to cry she saw …continue reading