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Sankhajit Bhattacharjee Poem 82

Scientific Research Fellow in University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


A middle-class Muslim man

loved and married the daughter

of a rich Hindu industrialist,

who accepted this relation never.

Brutal steps were taken to nip this into bud-

from police assault to goons’ attack.

A few days later the man’s deformed body

was traced on the railway track.

Being lost her wealth,

his mother approached to the ruler of the state.

High level investigation was conducted

to find out the reason of her son’s death.

Now for that powerful man of affairs

prison has become the only residence.

Here love has taken a different form-

she has turned into a killer leaving her innocence.

© 2020 Sankhajit Bhattacharjee


Devika Primic on August 09, 2020:

Well-expressed and so much meaning to this poem.

Manuela from Portugal on August 05, 2020:

Very good! Thanks for sharing with us.

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on August 05, 2020:

Disturbing but mush food for thought. Thank you for sharing, Sankhajit.

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