UNredeemed

UNredeemed

A Chapter by Lyn Anderson
"

A response to a poem with content I found disturbing.

"
I would rather
be
UN
redeemed

beautiful Canadian
girl
born of caste
fell in love
with a boy
not
prearranged

redeemed by death
her love imprisoned
by lies.

beautiful sisters
"auntie" let them
wear jeans
and put on make-up --

redeemed all three
at the bottom of
the Rideau Canal
by father brother mother
brought their
culture with them
to our nation's capital
should have left it
where it was.

Pack up your honour
and bring it back
across the sea.

Happy,
free
UN
redeemed
I would
rather
be.




© 2016 Lyn Anderson


Author's Note

Lyn Anderson
Redeem thy honour woman? Really?
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/alleged-honour-killings-in-canada-1.1008451

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very serious stuff here...and well attended to by your pen.

Posted 7 Years Ago


M you always tell the best and the truth in all:)

Posted 7 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

7 Years Ago

Thanks very much.
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7 Years Ago

Your very welcome:))))))))))))
Not exactly sure where this is coming from, but I can only imagine, that link doesn't lead to a poem...'honor killings' what a bunch of rubbish....bleurgh!

Posted 7 Years Ago


Frieda P

7 Years Ago

Some people should buck'n get a life.............
Lyn Anderson

7 Years Ago

Turns out it was a writer on my list, changed name. But the premise of the poem I still found distur.. read more
Frieda P

7 Years Ago

I've stopped trying to figure people out.....

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Added on March 3, 2014
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Lyn Anderson
Lyn Anderson

Toronto, Ontario, Canada



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