Au Revoir

Au Revoir

Joyfully I entered the world,
Lovingly I peeked at my mother,
Who wept uncontrollably.

Here she comes with the toxic sap
Didn’t you carry a tiny me dear granny?
Alas! ’cause I am XX.

Goodbye mom, fear not for
I promise to return, into your hands
In the alternate universe
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Author’s Note:
Loosely based on a true incident that happened in Tamil Nadu in February 2021. May the Tripada Gayatri save female infants.
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