Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

Sexual crime


Sexual crime is rising
And it is alarming.

Law enforcement machinery
Callousness of officialdom
Are reasons and they are sleeping.

Victims are suffering
That bothers nobody.

Where to go my dear
How to live
Why to procreate child.

Our land is lands of
Sages and saints
Shame shame to think.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 27, 2013
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In spite of all laws, police, sexual violence is rising all over India- shame shame.

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