It continued for long

Granny said a good woman wakes up at 4
Kneels before God, then her husband
Wipes sin off the house with holy water and brooms
Tames raw food until they succumb to a taste
Lilian had a list, she put being tomboy before being woman
Put papers before pots
The night comforted her more than a thousand suns
Waking up at 10 on weekends was the taboo they talked about
Now, Granny doesn’t know if she is a woman, tomboy or a freak.
For she has learned to be this trinity and still wake by 10.


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