A richly symbolic poem dedicated to womanhood and the position of women in society.
The imminent darkness may shut out
Even the voices those speak it.
A wordless frown is the gentle wind
Followed by a string of dry seeds,
Changing the grammar of the evening.
Each voice is a long tail sound
Shouting with venom,
The women are so depraved,
They will crack the bedrock of the time
They will break the strap of the humanity.
I have been listening for years
Draped in deadly power,
The priest asks to cleanse women
For him, women don’t wash themselves
For him, women belong to someone else.
Some words have more meaning
Than can be borne,
No, not women’s words
The words those spin and collide,
The words those kill them.
More to poems to read about women
We are editorially independent, not funded, supported or influenced by investors or agencies. We try to keep our content easily readable in an undisturbed interface, not swamped by advertisements and pop-ups. Our mission is to provide a platform you can call your own creative outlet and everyone from renowned authors and critics to budding bloggers, artists, teen writers and kids love to build their own space here and share with the world.
When readers like you contribute, big or small, it goes directly into funding our initiative. Your support helps us to keep striving towards making our content better. And yes, we need to build on this year after year. Support LnC-Silhouette with a little amount - and it only takes a minute. Thank you
Got a poem, story, musing or painting you would like to share with the world? Send your creative writings and expressions to email@example.com
Learning and Creativity publishes articles, stories, poems, reviews, and other literary works, artworks, photographs and other publishable material contributed by writers, artists and photographers as a friendly gesture. The opinions shared by the writers, artists and photographers are their personal opinion and does not reflect the opinion of Learning and Creativity emagazine. Images used in the posts (not including those from Learning and Creativity's own photo archives) have been procured from the contributors themselves, public forums, social networking sites, publicity releases, Morguefile free photo archives and Creative Commons. Please inform us if any of the images used here are copyrighted, we will pull those images down.