Sweta Ojha poem
Bizarre

A guy in blue checks stuttered a speech
No bullies laughed him off.
An obsessed girl picked the one less seen
They danced and exchanged nods
To one that shopped from a baby’s inn

With the one that towered all.
The party goers with their skinny jeans
Looked at them in awe.
A chubby girl who broke a limb in fright
Returns with added weight, this night.
The fat, the tall, the short and thin
Stammered souls or the lesser seen
The dusky beauty or the faired skin
Rejoiced in unison for what’s beneath
The social reports on the bizarre team-
Of people, had them all.


P.S. As a child, I were told of two categories I’d be dealing with.
One, that discriminates and distinguishes.
The other, that believes in fair treatment nevertheless.
But
What category is one that practises both,
more often than not?
When, ironically, they subdue the greater lot.


Thank you for reading.
Never let the words fall short! ☺

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  1. Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.

  2. Beautiful words Sweta and so well composed. Simply marvelous and truth in each and every stanza.

  3. How bizarre, how bizarre … It’s a good blog to think about it…
    (But this is my vision.)
    How do we distinguish, what is good or what’s wrong?
    How we distinguish us from discrimination?
    It’s how you see it through your eyes and what your thoughts are think about it!
    Who determines what is fair?
    It’s not something to believe in, but who you are or what you do!
    It’s an endless battle of who does and who doesn’t, that makes it different!
    Best regards, Heidi

  4. You sure seem to have a great command over words. Keep expressing!

    1. Thank you very much. ☺

      1. 😁. By the way, are you on other social media too?

        1. Yes I am. The blog is linked to all my social media handles if you visit the home page. ☺

          1. I just checked. First of all, pardon me if my behavior has been rude, but I didn’t know until now about your accomplishments.😅

          2. I don’t recall anything as such. You have been pretty decent. No issues. ☺

  5. Wordidge Grade A
    A curious piece indeed

    1. Thank you very much. ☺

  6. Beautiful words

    1. Thank you Manuel. Long time. How are you doing?

      1. I am doing great (right at this moment) I have highs and lows (like everyone else) but overall, I am doing great. How about you?

        1. We sure have highs and lows. I am doing good. Thank you for asking. ☺

          1. Indeed, we do. I’m glad to hear that, stay amazing Sweta.

  7. Beautiful words

    1. Thank you. ☺

  8. Nice

    1. Thank you.

  9. Your words have power, Sweta! Beautiful!

    1. Thank you very much. ☺

  10. The spark of truth that the world needs to hear and spread your message. This poem of yours is triumphant. 🙂

    1. Thank you very much. I am humbled. ☺

      1. You welcome my friend. 🙂 Your a good person.

  11. Splendid post

    1. Thank you. ☺

  12. You are too young to show such wisdom and insight. I will turn 60 in two days and just learned to tie my shoes! My mother would have been so proud of my accomplishment if she was still on earth. HA!! #PeaceMarshall

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    1. Thank you for sharing. ☺

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