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The Prehistoric Woman

As she glances around using her peripheral vision,
her mission to protect her nest, always in suspicion,
she guards the home, tends to her offspring,
awaiting her loved one, to her children lullabies she would sing.

While the man ventures out to hunt meat,
she looks after her children and keeps the home neat,
at those times facilities and luxuries were naught,
when the time of the month arrived, the pain she fought,
as blood trickled down her rough but beautiful legs,
the pain was so unbearable, to God, for mercy she begs.

But she had to stay strong and protect her children with her life,
until her loved one came back home to his wife.
She did not know if he would come back or not,
but she could not distract herself for she had to do a lot.

When unfriendly animals threaten to get past her guard,
she would defend her nest as much as she could for it was hard,
since strange animals back then were quite a strife,
especially with little ones to protect, which she would with her life.

Her loved one and herself, they had equal roles in every way,
though the society portrays them otherwise to this day.




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IamtheshyStargirlThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 29, 2011 at 5:24 pm:
Your poems are amazingly unique, in subject matter and writing. Don't ever stop, Dia. 
 
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redhairCatThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 22, 2011 at 4:49 pm:
Ha ha! So true! Society's perception of man and woman.
 
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Lola_BlackThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 1:28 pm:
This is so cool! When I saw the title, I just thought, I have to read this! Very original : ) And I just love how you show her strength throughout the whole thing!
 
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Harebelle This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 19, 2011 at 10:58 am:
Nice rhyme and an original subject! I like the second stanza the best. Great job!
 
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Pooja11 said...
Jul. 7, 2011 at 1:52 pm:
oh fantastic! yes one of my good family friends is from there. I've been to Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Agra. They're great.
 
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Lilly3217 said...
Jul. 6, 2011 at 10:36 am:
i checked out what you like on here. you have very good taste i'm waiting for more
 
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Pooja11 said...
Jul. 5, 2011 at 6:04 pm:

I enjoyed this :) Your grammar is great.

Are you originally from India?

 

 
Dia.dreamer replied...
Jul. 6, 2011 at 6:44 am :
thanks! yeah, i'm originally from india, and i still live here...!
 
Pooja11 replied...
Jul. 7, 2011 at 12:09 am :

oh awesome :) where in India?

 

 
Dia.dreamer replied...
Jul. 7, 2011 at 7:32 am :
kerala - that's in south india...
 
Pooja11 replied...
Jul. 7, 2011 at 1:54 pm :
oh fantastic. One of our good family friends is from there. I've been to Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Agra, Bangalore. They're great
 
Dia.dreamer replied...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 9:16 am :
That's nice... hmmm.... have you been to any place in South India? (also, check out my other poem)
 
Pooja11 replied...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 8:55 pm :
Nope..never to South India. Will do
 
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sallysunshine said...
Jul. 5, 2011 at 9:39 am:
job good sweetie.I'm awfully proud of you!!!!!!! love you!!!!!! -getting goosebumps again-
 
Dia.dreamer replied...
Jul. 5, 2011 at 11:39 am :
job good? lol!!
 
sallysunshine replied...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 8:00 pm :
at else am i supposed to say? "well done" ? btw,i don't know where i got the sally sunshine from :I
 
Dia.dreamer replied...
Jul. 18, 2011 at 9:44 am :
uh-huuuh... :D check out my other poems.
 
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Rajashree said...
Jul. 5, 2011 at 1:07 am:
Good work Dia... Portrayed a woman in her true compassionate nature... Home and family first..and always full of sacrifices for her loved ones ...yes this is true in the prehistoric woman as well as the present one.She is always special cause she is a woman :) Cheers... go on writing :)
 
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sid \m/ said...
Jul. 4, 2011 at 10:50 am:
wow ure rly gud at dis!:D
 
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Cookies said...
Jul. 4, 2011 at 10:05 am:
Nice one! :D
 
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