Tajudeen Shah


Changes Invariable (II)

I served generations as an angel,
Who is often fated with goal single.
Though I was called a 'Porter's Rest',
Loads on my head were still varied.
Once there appeared a Hawk sweeping,
Spoiling the veils of village virtues:
Widening, Lengthening, deepening,
Adorning and beautifying continued.
Man has always been after changes;
Ignoring impacts, Good or Evil.
Nature suffered brutalities massive
Until the last knot of tolerance broken.
Things have taken turns lethal
Leaving no room for even regrets.

Submitted: Saturday, June 01, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
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  • Shahzia Batool (6/4/2013 5:31:00 AM)

    yes, it's true of Man:

    Man has always been after changes;
    Ignoring impacts, Good or Evil.

    the poem is well-composed...i wonder what this Hawk is! is it the sweeping change? (Report) Reply

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