Queen Of A Cage

Queen Of A Cage short poem

Photo by LaStellaBlu

Too careless what’s going on all around,
Although in a cage she is kept and bound,
The couple is not free and cannot fly,
When she sees other birds in open sky,
She turns his nibs to the pretty spouse,
She is queen of a cage now it’s her house,
Incubating her eggs with the dreams of breed,
Content with her life she forgot the need,
Need of listening to a lover’s sweet voice,
What she can do having no other choice,
She lived in dreams she will live in dreams,
A helpless bird cannot swim in streams,
When she sees her spouse forgets her rage,
Like her the spouse is also in the cage,
And then she sings in her sweet lovely voice,
For a spouse that is not her lovely choice,
When young ones come out of the eggs,
She puts her past in the wax sealed kegs.

(In our society girls are married by their parents to their cousins without their consent; to avoid the division of agricultural lands; and they have no choice but to bid farewell to their love)

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

2 Comments on "Queen Of A Cage"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest
J.rid
Member

I understood your poem Akhtar, I thought afterwards we ALL live in cages one way or the other, some are our own doing and some come with the culture we live in. The best most peaceful moments in my own life when I (feel) free, but oh I know life itself cages us, we must learn to live in our bounderies although I laugh here I stretch mine at times. Once again your poems proke me to think good!!

J.rid
Member

provoke!!! sorry

wpDiscuz

African Queen

African Queen short poem

When I look in those dark brown eyes, I see an Angel from the skies, When I see that Beautiful Smile my Heart skips a beat as long as a mile. When I hear the sweet soft voice My life

Queen Of Darker Shades

Queen Of Darker Shades long poem

Girl, you’re beautiful can I call you ebony? you’re a black queen I got to see. I’m so into you, digging your regal body you have me tripin on your curves simply. I want to explore your mind in ways

Queen Ii

Queen Ii short poem

Between the highs and lows experienced day to day. You are worth more than your weight in gold. This you should take pride in, The kindness, understanding, and strength that keeps your head elevated. A way to the truth is

Queen

Queen short poem

As I adore her divine smile, those eyes shimmering like never before. Whilst engrossed in grasping her hair as they plummet down on her face, she carries herself with an effortless grace. I remember she was a teenage girl just

Queen Page

Queen Page long poem

She doesn’t look like much White,flat and pale on a ghostly scale Nothing mesmerising to touch But without her consent I can tell no tale. She is proud of her spotless white shroud This picky princess seldom settles For wearing