The Prehistoric Woman

June 6, 2011
By dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath


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.

The author's comments:
A book called "Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps" inspired me to write this, but it has hardly any connection with the poem. The book is mainly about how the prehistoric way of living influences our behavior today.

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on Aug. 29 2011 at 5:24 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Your poems are amazingly unique, in subject matter and writing. Don't ever stop, Dia. 

on Aug. 22 2011 at 4:49 pm
redhairCat PLATINUM, Pebble Beach, California
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Favorite Quote:
"I can do anything!"

Ha ha! So true! Society's perception of man and woman.

on Aug. 20 2011 at 1:28 pm
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

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!

Harebelle GOLD said...
on Aug. 19 2011 at 10:58 am
Harebelle GOLD, Vancouver, Other
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Nice rhyme and an original subject! I like the second stanza the best. Great job!

on Jul. 18 2011 at 9:44 am
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
10 articles 0 photos 145 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath

uh-huuuh... :D check out my other poems.

Pooja11 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 14 2011 at 8:55 pm
Pooja11 BRONZE, Montego Bay, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see in the world."- Mahatma Gandhi

Nope..never to South India. Will do

on 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

on Jul. 14 2011 at 9:16 am
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
10 articles 0 photos 145 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath

That's nice... hmmm.... have you been to any place in South India? (also, check out my other poem)

Pooja11 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 7 2011 at 1:54 pm
Pooja11 BRONZE, Montego Bay, Other
4 articles 0 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see in the world."- Mahatma Gandhi

oh fantastic. One of our good family friends is from there. I've been to Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Agra, Bangalore. They're great

Pooja11 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 7 2011 at 1:52 pm
Pooja11 BRONZE, Montego Bay, Other
4 articles 0 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see in the world."- Mahatma Gandhi

oh fantastic! yes one of my good family friends is from there. I've been to Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Agra. They're great.

on Jul. 7 2011 at 7:32 am
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
10 articles 0 photos 145 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath

kerala - that's in south india...

Pooja11 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 7 2011 at 12:09 am
Pooja11 BRONZE, Montego Bay, Other
4 articles 0 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see in the world."- Mahatma Gandhi

oh awesome :) where in India?

 


on Jul. 6 2011 at 10:36 am
Lilly3217 SILVER, Holly Hill, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
The best time to plant a Oak tree was twenty years ago the second best time is today.

i checked out what you like on here. you have very good taste i'm waiting for more

on Jul. 6 2011 at 6:44 am
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
10 articles 0 photos 145 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath

thanks! yeah, i'm originally from india, and i still live here...!

Pooja11 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 5 2011 at 6:04 pm
Pooja11 BRONZE, Montego Bay, Other
4 articles 0 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see in the world."- Mahatma Gandhi

I enjoyed this :) Your grammar is great.

Are you originally from India?

 


on Jul. 5 2011 at 11:39 am
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
10 articles 0 photos 145 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath

job good? lol!!

on Jul. 5 2011 at 9:39 am
job good sweetie.I'm awfully proud of you!!!!!!! love you!!!!!! -getting goosebumps again-

Rajashree said...
on 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 :)

sid \m/ said...
on Jul. 4 2011 at 10:50 am
wow ure rly gud at dis!:D

Cookies said...
on Jul. 4 2011 at 10:05 am
Nice one! :D


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