Naveed Akram

(15 December 1973 / London, England)

For Calm


A resolution was proposed
And carried with near
Throbbing support
To veto wine-drinkers,
Those hated followers,
Fed up soldiers
So make-believe,

Near this support,
My question asks something else:
Deliberate discussion is foolish
When resolved hearts
Attack with frenzy
The aimless sufferers
Voting for calm and felicity.

Submitted: Thursday, September 15, 2011

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