Pradip Chattopadhyay

Veteran Poet - 2,567 Points (28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

War


My shadow casts a shadow of war
So I can’t go so far as to say
It’s a warring world
For war from me I don’t debar!

I never pay heed
When breeds war my greed
But go on to feed
Competition, jealousy…

They too are wars indeed!

The warring world
Starts from me…
My war dance
Don’t give peace a chance.

My righteousness, reasons, religion
Stoke an all encompassing me
That leaves the world with no recourse…

From me begets the war of course!

Submitted: Saturday, October 05, 2013
Edited: Monday, October 07, 2013

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