In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Fearful Symmetry.”
Pick a letter, any letter. Now, write a story, poem, or post in which every line starts with that letter.
‘Sindoor’ on forehead
Smokey kohl lined eye
Shy hesitant smile
Spotlight’s on the Bride.
Stumped and surprised in a few weeks time
Subtle absurd demands of
Stacks of money
Spotlight’s on the bride.
Spotlight’s still on the bride.
Screams muffled in pillows
Silence on lips
Smudgy make up
Secluded from loved ones
Surrender, surrender in mind…….
Remembering the plight of thousands of women who are harassed, emotionally tortured in India for dowry.