Worship & Goddess: Aphrodite, Durga and Nirbhaya

This post is in response to Ronovan’s weekly haiku challenge

Eros worshippers
Pay the price with lowered heads
Aphrodite reigns

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Amorous passion
Pay homage to Erotes
Aphrodite lures

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Goddess Durga cries
A nation worships shakti
Nirbhaya gang raped


Durga, Goddess of Power(Shakti), is worshipped by Hindus in different forms.
On 16 December, 2012, Nirbhaya was brutally gang raped and her boyfriend beaten by a group of six men in New Delhi, India. She ultimately succumbed to her injuries.

Author: pranabaxom

Poetry is my passion. I am not a methodical writer. I have no set topics to write about. What I feel, perceive, think about, I will like to share in this blog. I open my mind to the world. Like the weather, sometimes my poems are cloudy, sometimes stormy. I always like to see sunshine streaming through the leaves of trees, so I hope I can share some of those sunshine with my readers.

4 thoughts on “Worship & Goddess: Aphrodite, Durga and Nirbhaya”

    1. Many factors including lack of education, poverty, breakdown of family, moral degradation, alcohol and drugs and not much to look forward to in life. No one single thing can be pin pointed as the trigger.

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