Poetry and Short Stories

Sunset Poem – Sun Is A She

A sunset ride to the backwaters of Kerala could evoke the following thoughts. Kerala is called ” the Gods own country” for a reason. The greenery, water, nature – Will it be enough ever? The sunset made me think how much we relate with the sun. And thus this sunsey poem was born.

Sun - sunset poem

SUN IS A SHE! – A sunset poem

Scorch as much as you want
Oh! Sparkling sunshine
For your heat is loathed
Till tears that you shed,
Hiding behind the clouds
Unrelentingly unabashedly
Flood their feet off!

Hide as much as you want,
Oh! Beautiful Sunset
For your day never ends
Till your breath remains
Floating behind the waters
Lighting up your abode

Emerge from the tags
Oh! Dear woman
A mother, sister, wife, friend
She is being the superhuman
Hiding behind the tags,
There is a soul so powerful
Which when shines bright
Blinds them with the radiance

And hence the benevolent tags

Woman is like sun!

A woman is like a Sun. For those who view her from afar, she would be the brightest star, spreading light everywhere, being so powerful, being respected all over social media(surya namaskar) but for those right under her nose! For them, she would be scorching.

The tears that she shed hiding behind the clouds are normalised as the rain is romanticised. “Women are bound to cry for men don’t cry.”
Isn’t that the norm?

We love to watch the sunset. Poetically speaking, the sun merged with the water in the eternal horizon. Little do they perceive that the sun is scorching in another corner when they are under the twilight. To all women out there. Know your worth.

Don’t try to be the superwoman who is respected because she “sacrifices” everything for others. It is a hidden agenda to tie her with expectations. Be the spokeswoman who is capable of loving herself, standing up for her pride and challenging the world with her mettle.

9 thoughts on “Sunset Poem – Sun Is A She”

  1. Oh Ho Rakhi the poet…. I am spellbound by your poetry skill. I knew you as a book lover, book reviewer, and blogger…. But you are such an amazing poetess I never knew that. Outstanding


  2. How beautiful this poem is๐Ÿ˜ Beautifully penned ๐Ÿ’ซ Such an outstanding poetess you are. Loved this piece.๐Ÿ’• Looking forward to see more like this โค๏ธ


  3. Sun is a she,๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ I have no words to explain how beautifully you pen down this poem. I really like the way you project women as a sun. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘


  4. You’re really talented and I have seen this side of yours for the first time and its really amazing. You have written it so well. This is really creative and would love to read more of them.


  5. I am surprised to see your poet…I know you write amazingly well, but poet and that too with so beautiful.. Seriously Dear you are a multi-talented person.


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