The Dulhan

They admired her bright heena painted hands and colourful saree

They winked and laughed asking, ‘How is the marriage treating you?’

But her heart bled with every laughter.

She put up a smile but her eyes couldn’t lie,

Could she really tell them how she felt?

About how she dreaded the night?

and worry about the scars she has to hide.

Post Author: Neha Tambe

Neha Tambe is a freelance social media marketer, writer and influencer. I studied mass communication and worked in various capacities spanning from journalism, copywriting to social media marketing. Blogging from the past 4 years. Founder and Owner of

0 thoughts on “The Dulhan


    (February 7, 2017 - 9:40 am)

    So much said in such few words. This is awesome writing, Neha! Keep it up!


      (February 7, 2017 - 10:42 am)

      Thank you Mayuri 🙂

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