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A Warrior Queen

Warriors in us,  When time comes, we fight our fiercest battle.  A dainty lass, cocooned by mother’s care,   and father’s protective arms, grew up gleeful and merry, humming melodies and frolicking carefree in the lap of bountiful nature,  Nobody told her she was the most captivating beauty ever existed!  But when a Prince trotted by, and caught glimpse of an exquisite vision,  he couldn’t but fall in love, with the breathtaking beauty, body and soul.  The Prince recognized his destiny, he was certain that this symbol of elegance, he was waiting for,  And didn’t waste a moment begging for her hand,  It all sounds surreal, sometimes life is stranger than fairytale.  The exquisitely alluring queen lived a blissful life with her King,  Until one day life brought something utterly tragic and unforeseen -  The young King left her alone in this world with an infant child.  The Princess became a real Queen, not only occupying a jewel-encrusted throne, and wearing a tiara with Rubies and Diamonds,  safeguarding the country with a powerful hand, defending the needy and the weak.  In her twenties, she transformed herself into the protector of the land.  The demure, bashful Princess mustered her entire strength, her indomitable spirit,  She decided to turn herself  into the Warrior Queen, on a horseback,  wore a warrior suit, carried her husband’s sword.  It really happened, soon her land, her Jhansi, was attacked by foreign powers.  The Fighter Queen was undaunted and fearless,  her sole goal was to protect the people from the enemy relentless.  With blessings from her beloved parents, and undying love from her deceased husband,  The Warrior Queen went to the battlefield with her greatest power, with supreme might.  With a child on her back, she jumped on the loyal horse,    She fought until her last drop of blood was shed on the soil of her dearest Jhansi.  Alive is the Warrior Queen, in the ever-chanted melodious strains sung by her people. They sing the song of a Warrior Queen who was as ornately beautiful as a dainty Rose,  and as valiantly courageous as the Mother Earth.  First Place - Warrior Contest Sponsor: Silent One

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Date: 7/26/2020 10:02:00 AM
Loved this amazing powerful tale of such a brave and kind queen Mala. Rani Lakshmi Bai has always been a source of inspiration since childhood. I love how you've narrated her sacrifice in your beautiful muse. This is a fave for me. Congratulations on your top win :) Blessings and love!
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Malabika Ray Choudhury
Date: 7/26/2020 2:07:00 PM
Thanks, Aditi. Appreciate your beautiful and thoughtful comments. So delighted to know this is one of your faves! Much love, Mala
Date: 7/15/2020 11:44:00 PM
Congrats on your top win with this great warrior poem.
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Malabika Ray Choudhury
Date: 7/16/2020 6:45:00 AM
Thank you so much, Jeanne. Appreciate your kindness. Love, Mala
Date: 7/15/2020 10:48:00 AM
This is a fairy tale that grew into an epic of valiant courage and devotion to her people. It's wonderful to know it is a true story, and you have done it justice, Mala. I have chills down my spine! Congratulations on your much deserved win ~ John
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Malabika Ray Choudhury
Date: 7/15/2020 4:11:00 PM
Dear John, I am truly speechless! Because of your poetic mind, and because you are so open to cultures and histories around the world, this epic story of a valiant queen has appealed to you. Yes, she was real, and the princely state where she ruled, is called Jhansi (in India). Her real name was Rani Lakshmibai, or Rani (Queen) of Jhansi. Thanks so much. Mala
Date: 7/14/2020 12:43:00 PM
I am so elated to see this majestic warrior poem on TOP PLACE, my friend. Congratulations and a FAVE spot on my treasure chest.
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Malabika Ray Choudhury
Date: 7/14/2020 5:57:00 PM
Thank you so much, JCB. You are so kind! I am glad to describe the real story of a warrior character in my poem. Love, Mala
Date: 7/14/2020 10:41:00 AM
Great storytelling and great moral in your story.. Great choice for this contest.. Congratulations on your first place in the contest..
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Malabika Ray Choudhury
Date: 7/14/2020 4:07:00 PM
Thank you so much for the placement. Your themes are so creative to work on! Best wishes, Mala