Samanyan Lakshminarayanan


## A Crude Remedy - A Humour - Poem by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

sometimes...
it really becomes difficult
to keep the HEAD in place
if you go through a political magazine
if you watch through a political channel
it could really get you.....
your HEAD might start spinning

every party has a dedicated channel
your HEAD might sway to the right
if you are watching the ruling party's channel
a neutral channel might put it back in place..again
an opposition channel would swing it to the left
it really becomes difficult
to keep the HEAD in place

if you are going through a political magazine
if there is an interview of a politician
who has just switched party or changed alliance
if there is anything highligted in the interview...about
what he said BEFORE and AFTER switching...
my advice would be...please don't even venture to read it
it would swing your HEAD left and right..continuosly and rapidly
your HEAD might take a full round before you finish

INSPITE OF ALL THESE CONSEQUENCES
IF YOU ARE AN ARDENT FAN OF POLITICS
I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY...A CRUDE METHOD OF
PLACING TWO STICKS ON EITHER SIDES MIGHT HELP
THE HEAD TO STAY IN PLACE


Comments about ## A Crude Remedy - A Humour by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

  • (3/22/2010 12:06:00 PM)

    I have nothing to say about the HEAD...for HEAD is just a HEAD! it has to swing right and left...of its no HEAD (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2009 6:19:00 PM)

    Rank opportunism and partisanship in politics – nicely exposed. The concluding lines are worth to be read and re-read:

    IF YOU ARE AN ARDENT FAN OF POLITICS
    I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY...A CRUDE METHOD OF
    PLACING TWO STICKS ON EITHER SIDES MIGHT HELP
    THE HEAD TO STAY IN PLACE

    Lakshmi, you get #10.
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  • (7/17/2009 12:10:00 AM)

    I would also suggest
    A chair with strappings
    Maybe a Chair from
    Some doctor's lair
    Politicians are a set apart
    They all have this effect
    On one and all - To
    Read the poem was a joy
    A riot of amusement
    To follow the swing of words
    From Left to Right
    Tongue in Cheek
    You make me smile!
    Ps: I don't read news paper or listen to them either - A real sad state of affairs brought out with a dash of brilliant humour!
    Angel
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  • (7/2/2009 9:16:00 PM)

    I just love this! (lol) . It is a brilliant piece of writing and I agree wholeheartedly about the situation with politicians. They are like little children in Parliament, and to think we in this country vote them in! I must share your poem with my social friends in Australia. Sometimes I wish we could swing their necks around and whirl some sense into them! 10 Karin Anderson (Report)Reply

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  • (6/24/2009 6:49:00 PM)

    how true! i enjoyed reading it
    love
    surya
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  • (6/21/2009 8:10:00 PM)

    Lol, great piece Sam my friend, you had me smiling from start to finish..............keep'm coming (Report)Reply

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  • Smiley Hooker (6/4/2009 9:55:00 AM)

    hilarious! i enjoyed it. thanks.: -) (Report)Reply

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  • (6/4/2009 2:33:00 AM)

    a funny one... gud combination of politicians and their readers.... (Report)Reply

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  • (5/28/2009 3:16:00 AM)

    well that is simply outstanding..very entertaining indeed...yeah as carl says reading your poems will be worthwile...thanks for the entertainment 10+++ (Report)Reply

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  • (5/25/2009 7:57:00 AM)

    Well, you have struck the funny bone of most readers with this charming and entertaining poem, samanyan! This poem is full of humor, and very well-conceived humor it is. In my experience, I have found the best way to not have a neck sprain or a potential mental meltdown from listening to or watching one politican after another is to simply ignore them completely. Never watch the national news or any of the political channels under any circumstances, and avoid CNN at all costs! Of course, another way is to read entertaining poems like this one! Carl. (Report)Reply

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  • Malini Kadir (5/23/2009 2:10:00 AM)

    it had me laughing thanks for sharing your views! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (5/21/2009 7:34:00 PM)

    My 10 for this very interesting poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/19/2009 1:48:00 AM)

    Great read Sam, made me smile, you have got it so right,
    10
    Lynda xx
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  • Miriam Maia Padua (5/18/2009 7:53:00 AM)

    very interesting..a great poem...very clever insights
    speaking on the reality of politics
    amusing write..yet...very fruitful and meaningful one
    i do read and watch about politics...and stop when it make my head aches
    and hold my head with both hands...
    thanks for this great share...
    10+++
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  • (5/17/2009 11:25:00 AM)

    Left or Right, Your poem throws Light, about the mean politics today Upright. (Report)Reply

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  • Barry A. Lanier (5/17/2009 9:32:00 AM)

    wonderful rhetorical poetic humour....bravo (Report)Reply

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  • (5/17/2009 9:12:00 AM)

    Very nicely written..that's y i don't waste my time watchin news or reading political magazines: -) 10/10 (Report)Reply

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  • Sathyanarayana M V S (5/16/2009 10:38:00 PM)

    A great observation............The media, which is considered to be the Fourth Estate, expected to monitor the other three Estates, Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and tell the truth to the people, has become the stooge of politicians. How can people know the inside stories of political drama? A very apt poem on contemporary political situation. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/15/2009 12:01:00 PM)

    A Good advice, I will put my head between the two sticks............A Good Write............ (Report)Reply

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  • (5/14/2009 11:49:00 PM)

    my head is spinning lol good poem love humor 10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 11, 2009

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 11, 2009


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