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NIRBHAYA- the fearless one

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NIRBHAYA- the fearless one

You flow from our eyes as tears-tragic
Innocent spirit of your spunky youth,
You are a martyr, brave one- without fear;
Lifting the evil veils to embrace truth.

You flow from our hearts as humanity bleeds
Girl, We salute your warrior's courage
Brave one- without fear, you are a martyr,
Your ethereal soul, we pay homage!

You flow through veins as bubbling vengeance,
For every girl's horrendous suffering
you are a martyr. Brave one - without fear
Uniting us in death, is your life an offering?

You flow through our streets as strong protests
Towards each savage and grotesque act,
Brave one- without fear, you are a martyr
Igniting reforms to forge formidable laws and pact.

You flow through our minds as lurking shame,
We failed to shield you from the terrifying pain
You are a martyr, brave one- without fear,
Solemn promise, your sacrifice shall not be vain!

*dedicated to the Delhi brave heart who so wished to live despite the indescribable agony she suffered

2nd Jan 2013
 Zanila Rhyme 

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  1. Date: 4/19/2014 2:01:00 PM
    TRIBUTE-- My soul still shivers in my leathery body.. RIP Nirbhaya-- The Martyr.

  1. Date: 3/7/2014 10:32:00 AM
    "You touched my soul Yesha. Its been more than a year and the odd story continues. No one knows why these things happen.Praying for a better tomorrow."

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 10:44:00 AM
    a beautiful tribute Yesha , a solemn promise,let her sacrifice not go in vain....

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 3:05:00 PM
    an excellent poem,, needed to be written,, from all over the world people will see this poem,, and take note....

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 7:36:00 AM
    An ode to her soul it is. Have written on the subject myself, the least we can do to accompany her soul to heaven. Beautiful writing, a hymn to expression! Thank you.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 2:59:00 PM
    A wondrous tribute write almost a might be even more powerful put into that form. All woman around the world cry with you. TOO many men, too many without the calming affect of love and a wife, an excess of men breeds an excess of violence. Light & Love Always

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 12:00:00 PM
    wow, what an incredible way to approach the zanila contest. By creating a poem on this very necessary action of making laws to stop the brutality. please keep me informed of what happens in your country as a result of the mass protests. let's hope this makes some changes in the world. I know we know more changes in our laws too! Glad you enjoy Winnie the pooh with your kids. I love the new avatar.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 11:52:00 AM
    Just excellent!Give a note at the bottom of the poem about that girl.Best wishes.

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 1:14:00 PM
    beautiful tribute, my friend

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 10:47:00 AM
    rip... tht was a nyc tribute

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 8:26:00 AM
    nice write and may her soul rest peace but let her death not go in vain .