Category Archives: politics

The day of the girl

A flower in the urban wild A girl? No, it’s just a child, Dusty, dry, disheveled hair Practiced expression of despair Infant cradled in her arms Grubby palm taps the clean glass Eyes, defiant, sharp and bright Almost contradicting her … Continue reading

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Thou shall not speak.

Even when you see, In your everyday life A child, unwashed, and unfed A rag in little hands, but not a pencil Carrying the burden of her own young life Not knowing where the future will go As luxury cars … Continue reading

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A limerick for the changing times!

Amma arrives again“Larger” than lifeFiesty Didi now promisesThe end of all strife Behenji pulls on, ignoringThe pain in the people’s arsesTai presides, on the big houseHead of the incredible masses As Madam looks on, amusedQuitely running the showIt is now … Continue reading

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