Cherished by all, but designated by none;
Is the profession of Maternity.
To be specific; she grew up learning
About male-domination and submission
in the rural parts. Deprived even of basics.
She learnt about the surname norm.
First her dad’s, followed by some –
To be specific, she used to be a teacher.
Until I was born.
She had to quit,
as maternity hit.
But her dreams were never torn.
Their roots grew deeper and denser,
The shoots needed a staff as they were
TODAY, SHE stands Taller than most.
submission! She denies at every cost.
As long as I be her staff.
She knows, no situation’s going to be tough.