Energy Sapped

Elsy talks about the many struggles of women in this verse. An evocative poem exclusively for Different Truths.

Hard work in the yard

left her energy sapped.

She lay drained, like

a chewed cane stick,

entreating the Powers

to reanimate her.

Before long, vigor

trickled back into her,

like water oozing

into pump-dried well.

Energised, she stood in haste,

to implement the next task

in the list of endless tasks,

a euphemist calls Life!

©Elsy Satheesan

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Elsy Satheesan

Elsy Satheesan

Elsy Satheesan, is a retired Professor of English. She had been teaching in colleges under the Govt. of Kerala, India. Currently she resides in Virginia, USA. ‘Random Musings’ is her first volume of poems. ‘Summer Snow’, is theforthcoming one. Her poems have been published in national and international anthologies. Short stories in Malayalam have been published in weekly and fortnightly, in Kerala. Humanity is her religion, and poetry, her passion.
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