They call me Hindi…. What do they call you?

July 17, 20156 Comments

EjLqWUknThey call me Hindi….
What do they call you?

They call me Hindi
Giving fake smiles,
looking little shy.
They forget I’m a woman.

They call me Hindi,
and first I was nervous
Than I said myself
What’s wrong with them?
How can they call me that?
Than I realized, it’s not my land.

I look at them.
I make them feel ashamed.
So what if I’m Hindi…
I respect myself, much better than that
confidence is in my pen, I have the guts to smile, and the dare to walk anywhere.

I represent my country, my religion, my family. what if they call me Hindi?
I just try to ignore that
But it’s stuck in my mind.
Why do they call me like that?

It’s racist, they should probably know that. They realize my attitude, I don’t care. I’m Hindi and there is nothing that can change that. My mind was distracted, thinking why would they say that?

I reach my home, I was very sad.
I spoke to my family, they weren’t surprised, they just laugh and said,
you are Hindi and you must know that.

I felt proud I was known as Hindi.
After some days I went back,
I saw the same group chatting and gigging, I heard them say “Hindi is back”.

I smile at them and I gently say
to myself, I’m Hindi and I know that.
One of them said ‘don’t be upset, because here people are from different nations, so we call each of them by their nationality,.’

Gently she told me ‘Your Hindi so what else will we call you? So, what will you call us just tell me that ?’

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  1. I'm proud on India … Because I'm feel my motherland as mother … So I love my India greatest country in world also love to kuwait bccouse I'm work and live on this work land part of motherland …

  2. Yes, Proud to be Hindiya. I too use to work in Kuwait, and if i am late on Reception they use to ask staff, Hindiya mai eji (Indian lady not on duty?). Its not that they are hurting anybody. I too went many ups and downs in Kuwait. But Kuwait has blessed me. God bless Kuwait.

  3. Kuwaitis thinking only they are no,1 persons in the world,Bull-shit.

  4. Kapil Vyas says:

    We proud to be hindi
    देसी छोरा

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