When margins speak, life is born

Dr.Suryaraju Mattimalla

When marginalizing souls speak

They speak for their souls.

When marginalizing identities speak

They speak for their identities.

When marginalized voices speak

They speak for their voices.

When marginalized recognition speaks

They speak for their recognition.

When marginalizing truth speaks

They speak the truth.

When marginalizing justice speaks

They speak for its justice.

Life is born here.

The birth of life is their ideology.


When hegemony speaks

It speaks for its hegemony.

Life is eliminated here.

Termination is their ideology.


When totalitarian ideologies speak

It speaks for its totalitarian ideology.

Life is eliminated here.

Elimination is their ideology.


When conservative ideologies speak

It speaks for its conservativism.

Life is terminated here.

Termination is their ideology.

  • Author: Dr.Suryaraju Mattimalla (Offline Offline)
  • Published: May 23rd, 2023 04:07
  • Comment from author about the poem: My 48-year lived experience with hegemonic thought in both dominant and subaltern intergroup and outgroup spaces Be wary of the various skins and masks of everyday life.
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  • 2781

    When the voice of God speaks,
    Who will rise?

    • Dr.Suryaraju Mattimalla

      Socrates, Isaiah Berlin, John Rawls, etc. raise objections to the non-existence of totalitarian gods or goddesses that are believed by eccentrics.

      • 2781

        "He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts,
        Let's they should see with their eyes, least they should understand with their hearts and turn,
        So that I should heal them."

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