veeraiyah subbulakshmi


Bills To Pay And The Money Lenders


The agony of scarcity destroys not only the harmony,
but also the unity and calmness of any unit.
That unit be a loving home of happy families or a nation
Whose joyful moments will be taken away.

When poverty enters, why human think irrationally,
When poverty suffocates, why a man acts violently,
When poverty displays, why everyone shows immaturity,
When poverty annoys, why the youngsters are hurt emotionally.

Ignorance of the parents eradicate the innocence of their offspring,
Unawareness of laws of basic economy kindles the fire of greediness,
When the kids are the investment, why should make them to be pawns,
Just a simple life is more than enough to witness another dawn.

Making a mistake out of curiosity is easy, rectification is very hard.
Taking a loan or two from a bank or a shark is easy,
Always remember that repayment takes the toll,
That should not be the peace of a family.

Submitted: Friday, February 03, 2012
Edited: Saturday, February 04, 2012

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  • Raj Arumugam (2/3/2012 11:13:00 PM)

    very powerful lines, V Subbulakshmi...And so much truth in your lines:

    When poverty displays, why everyone shows immaturity,
    When poverty annoys, why the youngsters are hurt emotionally. (Report) Reply

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