Bride Hunting by Zunera Bukhari

Zunera Bukhari | Jul 30th, 2020 | poetry | No Comments


Bride Hunting

For her lad
Functionally illiterate
Mean-spirited, evil-minded
Indicted for corruption
Over recent weeks
Turfing out of employment
Upon him
A fine of two lakh was charged

After turning down various
His mom is looking high and low
A girl of twenty-five
Drop dead gorgeous
Well brought up
Sinless and saintly
A walking encyclopedia
Rolling in money
And tight-lipped

Poet Bio

Zunera Bukhari is a fiction writer, a poet, a translator and a teacher.

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