Monday, November 12, 2018

A Non-Feminist Moment ~ by Malachi Edwin Vethamani




And now just for a moment

I want to see you

spared of all labels.

Unburdened of all ideologies

that you don

and that dress you.

Free from the many causes

that the world

has driven you to bear.

Now for one

unimaginable

non-political moment

I long for you to be

all that you chose to be

in a world

that you see

in all its imperfections.

A woman unencumbered;

just you.




[First published 26 August 2018 in Business Mirror]
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