Treasure Island

Indira Renganathan


Those Television Channels


Every night
Prayers lull me to sleep
Infusing a watchful Lord
In my hope over evil
But a flip-flop switch of a snooze
Zaps the television
Through the flickering channels
Only to mean awake the whole world
Doing its blah-blah-blah
However
Of the sleeping Lord
To remind me at 5 a.m
Pristinely they invoke Him
With'Suprabhatham'

Submitted: Saturday, December 20, 2008
Edited: Monday, December 22, 2008

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  • Samanyan Lakshminarayanan (4/27/2009 2:50:00 AM)

    now a days they cater to all..very soon we can expect a bhakthi channel too...atleast we had a childhood without this tv the children today are so hooked on to this....thank you for the many reads your appreciation i take it as a blessing....i have put one 'the beginning of a new political leader - a humour' please read it (Report) Reply

  • Palas Kumar Ray (1/13/2009 5:40:00 AM)

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    Those Televisions channels rarely sleeps and rarely fails to accumulate the dust from the whole world to keep you awake. I remember, how the life would often be without them.
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