M.D DINESH NAIR (9 -21 / Thrissur (Kerala) / Vijayawada (A.P) , India)
THE GREEK WOES
Greece has fallen into yet another economic gloom
Surpassing the past of dismal encounters
Her sons and daughters have had ever.
We see people thronging at the food banks
From noon to midnight braving the chill
For a square meal made from cabbage and potato even!
Penniless, frustrated and panicked
Are our 26% Greek brethren with fresh degrees
As they can`t find jobs anywhere.
O, rich men, you ought to help those in need
As you are also there like everywhere else.
The new Greece can`t manage the ebbs otherwise.
Athens! that great land leaves us shattered and
Greece in her totality is in the grip of lack of
Enough food, proper homes and a purple future!
We have to salute you brethren still
For you don`t resort to petty crimes despite the woes.
The great halo of those legendary gods still surround you all!
Apollos and Venuses linger over the Greek skies
And may they guard you for now, we like to pray.
O, Great ones of Greece, we salute you.
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