That Forbidden Land


Every life had value. Powerful poetry by a talented writer. Please read and enjoy.

Hasmeet Writes

Does this bird fly,

High in the sky,

In that forbidden land?

I wonder…

Children go to school.

Their bags stacked with books.

Mothers make breakfast.

In that forbidden land.

I wonder?

Did she marry,

The man of her dreams?

Did she go out,

To pursue her dreams?

In that forbidden land,

I wonder?

Friends going on long drives.

Girls giggling in posh cafes.

Ladies gossiping on streets.

Does this happen for real?

In that forbidden land,

I wonder?

That forbidden land,

Have swathes of paddy fields.

Children sleeping on footpaths,

It also has a bunch of women,

Who set an example for humanity.

That forbidden land,

Have grandpas and grandmas,

Who tell bedtime stories,

To children just like ours.

Can I join them too?

Can I be a part of their dreams?

Can I not understand their feelings?

In that forbidden land,

I wonder…

Our history the same,

Our…

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