KASHMIR AND THE SILENT WORLD

Sumera Reshi
Posted November 11, 2019 from United Arab Emirates

Kashmir and the Silent World 

 

I am Kashmir, caged in August.

I am Kashmir, bruised in September.

I am Kashmir, starved in October.

I am Kashmir, dragged in Indian Union.

I am Kashmir, kept in extreme darkness in November.

I am Kashmir, confined in my house in chilly winter.

I am Kashmir, throttled by the dictators of this time.

I am Kashmir, a living prison, a deathtrap.

I am Kashmir, alive under 98 days of siege.

I am Kashmir, talked, discussed and then left.

I am Kashmir, pictured, watched and forgotten.

I am Kashmir, decorate in headlines with blood.

I am Kashmir, my mention increases TRPs

I am Kashmir, my oppressors get political mileage.

I am Kashmir, my blood quenches your thirst.

I am Kashmir, my mothers sobbing silently.

I am Kashmir, the tyrants trying to Sanskritized my name.

I am Kashmir, my name shall soon vanish in thin air.

I am Kashmir, to be christened Patel, Gandhi and so on.

I am Kashmir, my sighs will ruin your history forever.

I am Kashmir, I won’t be defeated by your malicious plans. 

                                                      Sumera B. Reshi 

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Jill Langhus
Nov 11
Nov 11

Hello Dear Sumera,

How are you doing, love? Are you feeling any better physically, I hope? I haven't heard from you in awhile. I hope you're hanging in there. Do let me know if I can help:-)

XX

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

I am not keeping well. My pain isn't subsiding.

Jill Langhus
Nov 13
Nov 13

Oh, dear, honey:-(

How can I help? Please message me...

XX

Sumera Reshi
Nov 24
Nov 24

Dear Siste,
I am not well. I have a fever and it is not subsiding. I have no strength left in me.

Jill Langhus
Nov 25
Nov 25

Are you feeling better today, I hope, love?!

XXXXXXXX

Sumera Reshi
Nov 26
Nov 26

Dear Jill,

I will always to have a sister like you. You are very humane and down to earth. I can never forget the support you provided me.

Love you,
Sumera

Jill Langhus
Nov 27
Nov 27

Hello Lovely:-)

Yes, you will! Thank you. So are you, love:-) Glad to hear it!

Love you, too!

XXXXXX

Anita Shrestha
Nov 12
Nov 12

Dear Sister
How are you ? What is your status ??
I wish for peace of Kashmir

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Thanks, dear.

Usha K.C.
Nov 12
Nov 12

Hi Sumera,
you have clearly mentioned the situation of the beautiful Kashmir.
sending you a big hug.
prayers for peacefull Kashmir.

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Thanks, Usha. Please keep praying for us.

Oluwatoyin Olabisi
Nov 12
Nov 12

I love the last words- I am Kashmir, I won't be defeated by your Malicious Plans.
I am personalizing it and will be one one of watch words.
Thank you for sharing.
Please follow me back.

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Dear Sister,
History is the witness that none can keep a populace under siege for longer. India will break into millions of pieces as they did to us.

Tamarack Verrall
Nov 12
Nov 12

Dear Sumera,
Sending love to you today as always.

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Thanks, Tam, I need more than hugs.

Naheda Shaikh
Nov 12
Nov 12

Dear Sumera,
Hope you are fine, I was literally crying when I was not able to connect to my Kashmiri friends. I can understand your feelings.

Lots of love

Naheda

Ekitah
Nov 12
Nov 12

Hello Sumera!
Thanks for sharing, Thanks for the courage Kashmir has against their malicious plans. Pray Kashmir continue to have strength. Nice day!

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Yes, Kashmiris are the bravest people. Else which populations has survived 101 days of siege and it is continuing.

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Dear Naheda,

Thanks for your kind words. I wish other Indians can understand our pain as well.

Regards,
Sumera

lizzymark
Nov 12
Nov 12

When we speak our hurts we walk towards healing, we love you and you are great just as you.

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Dear Lizzy,

Thanks for your comment. I don't whether I am great or not but my people are suffering.

Regards,
Sumera

lizzymark
Nov 13
Nov 13

Standing up for them and speaking out is being great.

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

You are right dear.

Queen Sheba D Cisse
Nov 13
Nov 13

Peace and love dear Sumera,
I hope you are better at this message writing. Good to connect with you here and I am encouraging you to not give up in your struggle of experiencing sorrow and pain at this time.
How is all now with you and your status? Feel welcomed to message me. I will do a prayer for you.
Sincerely, Queen

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Dear Sheba,

Thank you so much, darling.

Queen Sheba D Cisse
Nov 14
Nov 14

Praise be to GOD, we are here for you, keep strong my dearest.

Hello, dear,

Oh the agony, especially when you enumerated the months. Hugs! Keep raising your voice.

Sumera Reshi
Nov 13
Nov 13

Thanks, Karen. It has been 103 days now and there is no respite.

You're welcome, dear. Arghhh. That is torture really.

maeann
Nov 15
Nov 15

Hi Sumera,

Hugs and prayers...

Spiritedsoul
Nov 23
Nov 23

Hugs to you. Sending love and strength.
Jess.

Sumera Reshi
Nov 24
Nov 24

Thank you so much, dear.