Me Too

By Shruti Vairagkar (L&T Howden)

I’m damned if I speak up,

I’m damned if I don’t.

I speak

Not for attention and medals,

But for justice

My agony, my pain

Exposed

To tell the world the truth,

Not for your judgement

Or amusement.

I don’t speak

Because I am scared

Of retaliation

Of my truth getting

Denied

Of the labels and

Heedless questions.

Mama taught me,

Never trust a stranger.

Instead I should have learnt,

Never trust a human.

I’m damned if I speak up

I’m damned if I don’t.

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Sujith Mohandas

Written beautifully and very apt to the current situation.

Ashish Kumar

Stirring…..and beautifully penned down.

Shruti

Thank you, Ashish!

Amir

Perfect and beautifully written..

Shruti

Thank you, Amir!

Madhulika

Nice thought…

Shruti

Thanks, Madhulika!

Pritha

Well said

Shruti

Thank you!