Treasure Island

Tirupathi Chandrupatla


Signals


No sooner
Light changes color
Why do you take off?
Red light awaits ahead
Why such a hurry?

Green light's signal to go
Red light's signal to stop
To control man's movement
A light stands at every step
Look ahead and drive
It's dangerous otherwise
Harm awaits
At every intersection.

On the road
All the way
Many lines we see
Solid and dashed
White and yellow
And lo behold
Signs and numbers
That set the limits.

Colors of lights
Stretches of lines
Symbols and numbers
Our creations
Are all there
To guide us
For our own safety
Observe we must
Signals they send
And to follow them
Is our duty.

Submitted: Monday, November 05, 2012
Edited: Sunday, March 09, 2014

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  • Valsa George (6/26/2013 11:26:00 PM)

    There are signals before us! At times they may seem impediments in our progress, but they are for our safety and guidance! Ignoring them can invite perils untold for us and others! An enjoyable read! (Report) Reply

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