Pritha's pomes

Some rhyme, romance and a wee bit reason maybe, bear with me ?

Revel in Thy Reverence

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Beauteous in every form,

Righteous in every action,

The very embodiment of a woman

Is being revered today.

 

A hundred and eight lamps are lit,

The girl child is worshipped as the face of God,

Prayers, rites, rituals and chants

Reveling we are in celebrating Shakti.

 

Will we recall Thy face when a woman is scarred?

Will we call Thy name when we want to drown her cries

Will we remain blissful in our ignorance ?

As we are today, when we revel in Thy reverence?

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Author: Yours Truly, Pritha

Professionally have I OD'd on OD ( organizational development ) for over a decade and more . Personally, I am all about making the mundane a wee bit more meaningful and of course a lot more fun in the process. In the course, of course, I very often fall flat on my face, but the joy of getting up makes it worth the "trip" ! Visit, explore, and do write back what you thought, and why you will come back again or never ever; either way I am grateful you dropped by ! Am quite a scatterbrain which is synonymous with being a Saggittarian, so don't take me too seriously; I try not to :) on most of my sensible days. On "other" days, I have more than enough very very well meaning well wishers, who do that for me and land me safely back to earth ! What would I do without them I wonder ? And then I pause, and I often ponder. For all the times I haven't let them be, How on earth would they feel, they were saner than me? Arguably and not so humbly yours... Pritha PS: And yes.. a new mom at 41 is my new identity and I am writing a new chapter with my little girl one gurgle at a time...

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