Tribhawan Kaul

(01-01-1946 / Srinagar (J & K) India)

Passing Year (written last week)


Passing year, an oxymoronic sweetly bitter folklore
turning life topsy-turvy sometimes happy, sometime bore.
Acts of terrorism, religious fervours, bullying politics
keeping on toes grisly accidents and anguish of masses.
Devastating floods, nuclear proliferation, natural calamity,
environmental degradation and avoidable human tragedy.
Civil societies taking up causes, of eroding mentality
disillusioned commoner clamouring space for individuality.
Soap opera acts overshadowing life on the street
mixed bag of fortunes favouring few, some take their cut neat
Life goes on year after year and this one is no exception
Hope the New Year does not stick to bloody past tradition.
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All rights reserved/Tribhawan Kaul

ps: -Dear PH Friends
Let the NEW YEAR 2013 unfold like a lotus bloom heralding decades of happiness, good health and richness in thoughts with pious connotations furthering the cause of brotherhood, peace and love. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013 to you and members of your family.
--x------x--from Tribhawan Kaul

Submitted: Tuesday, January 01, 2013
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  • Rookie - 234 Points Shahzia Batool (1/20/2013 1:54:00 AM)

    For the wish in the foot-notes, thanks a lot while reciprocating in the same manner for all connecting to you...
    For the poem, i must say... what Grammar...! ! ! all the adjectives + nouns together make a graphic and really oxymoronic picture of the society...one can feel the tone of a diagnostician of the social ailments we all suffer from...! ! ! (Report) Reply

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