Freedom

Freedom

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'Can I get this kitchen set, Please? '

Hauled to another section,

Toy soldiers, Helicopters, Cars and Trucks.

'Behave yourself ', came a voice.

Stigma emerged betwixt;

Whose Freedom got racked up?


'Can I get the Pirates, Please? '

Hauled to another section,

Dolls, House-makings, soft toys.

'Behave yourself ', came a voice.

Stigma emerged betwixt;

Whose Freedom got racked up?


No! No! He can't weep.

Yes! Yes! Navy? Air Force? Army?

Authority, Control, Power, Competence.


No! No! She can't clamour.

Yes! Yes! Teacher? Nurse? Therapist?

Gentle, Delicate, Submissive, Exquisite.


"Papa, Please buy me that jacket. "

"Mama, Please cook me that one. "


"Ask your Father? "

"Your Father said, 'No'. "


Seven-days as usual,

Temples closed its gates,

Kitchens are not meant to be,

Separate plate, separate food,

"You can't eat with your Husband, Ehh! "

Defiling Religion, Defiling Custom, Defiling Tradition.


Whose Freedom got racked up?


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