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Rape, An Indignity To Womanhood

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Rape, An Indignity To Womanhood

R ita was deflowered
A gainst her will. Ravished. Her
P light, a torture, that
E nsued a trauma

I t is a degrading abomination to
S exual assault a women

A manifestation of madness. For
N o rational man shall intend this atrocity

I t is despicable and selfish to rape
N o to rape! It's our plea
D iscontinue sexual assault
I t is a foe of a happy womanhood
G uardians, and parents, do
N ot assault your wards and off springs
I t is an indignity to woman hood
T reat women with worthiness
Y earningly, we reiterate

T ime records myriad cases
O f sexual assault

W hen shall it go extinct?
O r die for eternity?
M any a women
A re with a trauma
N ote,
H ousing headaches and fear 
O h, Alas!
O h! The pain, how
D espicable rape is!

Copyright © Ingibo Benson

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  1. Date: 8/8/2013 1:05:00 AM
    ''When shall it go extinct or die eternaly'' a heart-wrenching question to humanity. Keep hitting the ills of the society, sister.

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 1:22:00 AM
    Hi Ingibo well put this is a wonderful acrostic, as for rape thier will alwys be bed men around who think it is ok to do this, i agree with you it is not, wish it would stop, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 11:31:00 AM
    and sick. It hurts the soul of both the victim and the perpetrator. Well done. KJ Hooten

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 12:46:00 PM
    A message that should be shared with all, thank you for dropping in on my side of the world.. ;) have an awesome weekend

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 2:08:00 PM
    Hoping you continue to find the inspiration to write and share your wonderful poetry with us Ingibo. I enjoyed reading your poetry very much today. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 11:09:00 AM
    Great poem/message! But I feel 'SATIRE' not to be the correct catagory... perhaps 'SAD' and 'IRE' would be more appropriate... Terry

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 6:50:00 AM
    I get the message here, and you are right, rape is deplorable, i think you need to look at the category you have placed this poem under, cause it certainly is not 'Satire'

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 6:11:00 AM
    sad....well written