I Am the Woman – Megha Sood

I’m the woman
your mother warned you about
with her unabashed truth
her unfettered glance
towards your banal lies
who can topple you from your ivory tower
with that crown riddled with
a generation of lies

I’m the woman your
your mother warned you about
with her gleaming face brighter than a thousand summer sun
and her stance stronger than the tallest of the mountains
her soft touch even softer than the milky frothy moonlight
one who will leave you in writhing pain
foiling your attempt to struggle her desires
and suffocate her truth
an exercise in vain

I’m the woman
your mother warned you about
who births and burns down the life
with equal ease
the one which can even dance to your flirty tease
but your mistake to take her desire
as a request for servitude
with break and crumble
your puny existence
you so boisterously assume.

Megha Sood is a contributing member at Go Dog Go Cafe, Free Verse Revolution, Heretics, Lovers and Madmen, Sudden Denouement, Whisper and the Roar and poetry editor at Ariel Chart. Her 300+ works have been featured in Adelaide, Better than Starbucks, FIVE :2: ONE, Foliate Oak. Visitant Lit, Quail Bell, Visitant Lit, Dime show review, etc. Works featured/upcoming in 20 other anthologies by the US, Australian and Canadian Press. Two-time state-level winner of the NAMI NJ Poetry Contest 2018/2019.National level poetry finalist in Poetry Matters Prize 2019. She blogs at Megha’s World and tweets at @meghasood16

11 Comments Add yours

  1. Kindra M. Austin says:

    This phenomenal, Megha. I love it so much. ❤


  2. bobcabkings says:

    Reblogged this on cabbagesandkings524 and commented:
    Megha Sood – Mother was right, a dangerous woman

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Myth*. says:

    Megha! How beautiful this is, and Outstanding! The reflection of you, and so many amazing Women around this gorgeous world of ours!! You are Queen of your own purpose and calling! A success rightfully yours. 🌹

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks so much for such kind and precious words. I’m deeply honored to feel that my words represent the gorgeous women around the world.Thanks again dear


      1. Myth*. says:

        Megha, you have become a most recognizable poetess of this generation! Thank you for your words of beauty for all to read and enjoy! 🌹☀️👏 Well done!


      2. Myth, this is high praise.Im far from being recognizable.There are so many much accomplished than me.Im doing my bit and enjoying the gift of writing.
        Thanks for being so kind.


      3. Myth*. says:

        You’re correct, there are so many amazing poets/ writers and I read so many that their words often leave me breathless! There are so many beautiful and heartfelt words to endure! But Megha, you have made a everlasting mark! Your writing has brought me to tears at times for the beauty and rawness the carry.❤️


      4. Thanks I’ll always cherish this comment and keep it close to my heart for days when the skies go dark.
        Love and hugs to you.


  4. Reblogged this on Brave & Reckless and commented:

    Today on Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen
    Part 4 of I Am the Woman from Megha Sood


  5. Reblogged this on Megha's World and commented:
    My poem ” I’m the woman” featured on the Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen as multi-part series. Check it out.


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