On feminism

Hi! Myself FEMINISM talking to thee.

Today, I am here to wipe out the aversion you hold against me.
My inception was the reaction against the disparities in the society.
You can’t deny this fact, as the truth has already been told by the history.
It was thing of pride for me,
for I was the tool to bring about equality in the society.
With passing time things start to change,
I have been belittle with the derogatory remarks filled with rage.
My job was to uplift the women status.
Not to incite the other half to be a dominator.
Perhaps, it’s your talent of playing the game, ‘Who’s greater?’
And I am being labelled as man-hater.
I think, you are too intellect to understand,
for you are not being able to make sense.
It takes both the gender to work hand in hand,
for the peaceful existence of this mortal land.
If you have forgotten, let me remind you,
existence of both the sexes are equally important, that’s a universal truth.
Masculine and feminine traits, is what you are proud of ?
I can prove that one’s existence is futile without the other half.
If men are ruled by head, women are ruled by heart.
Now imagine a human body eliminating one of these parts.
O! How can I forget this,
even sperm and ovum has to unite to produce babies.
One is overpowering the other, is a misconception.
Solution to this problem is, communication.
If you want to continue with ‘Who is greater? fight,
carry on, as it’s your life.
But keep me away from your strife.
For God’s sake do not include me in your ‘Tom and Jerry’ fight.
Do remember me as an up lifter of oppressed women.
That’s why I am being called as FEMINISM.

Published by VINITA PAL

A person with an ability to capture the essence of the moments and artistically blend it in a poem.

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