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Anushna Satapathy


Who?


Do we even know who we are?
Do we even know the value of this life?
We go around plundering and looting,
Thinking us the masters of this universe.
Who gives us the right,
To decide if the next man,
Will live or die?
Who gives us the right,
To mow down forests,
That have seen history unfold?
Who gives us the right,
To kill the roaring seas children,
And then curse her for tsunamis?
Who gives us the right,
To cage free spirits,
And then train them for our amusement?
Who gives us the right,
To treat others lives as a game?
Who?

Submitted: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Edited: Saturday, September 15, 2012
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