Rajesh Thankappan

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A Nice Wise Guy (A Poem On Peace) - Poem by Rajesh Thankappan

The dove of peace
That graced the azure sky
Was shot down
By a nice young guy
Who said he had
Religion in his pockets
And whipped out
A magazine of bullets.

Now tell me friends
Do we need such nice wise guys
To lead us away
From the world's worldly vice?

Topic(s) of this poem: peace


Comments about A Nice Wise Guy (A Poem On Peace) by Rajesh Thankappan

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/7/2016 1:25:00 AM)

    Positivity is much nèeded in life. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (2/3/2015 1:49:00 AM)

    Maiming lives in the name of religion defiles human level of three dimensional comprehension. I wonder what goes on in the unhinged minds of religious zealots and bigots. A well articulated poem, nicely penned with insight. A powerful message to foster the Universal Brotherhood Of Man. Kudos Rajesh! Thanks for sharing and remain blessed. (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (1/28/2015 11:15:00 AM)

    Yes we don't want anybody to shoot down the pigeons of peace...................10 (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (1/28/2015 11:15:00 AM)

    Yes we don't want anybody to shoot down the pigeons of peace...................10 (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (1/27/2015 1:28:00 PM)

    A Beautiful and Succinct write on Peace. Yes, I too agree with Valsa's comment, we should say in one voice that we don't want anybody to shoot down the pigeons of peace.
    Loved the way you presented it.
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  • Geetha Jayakumar (1/27/2015 1:27:00 PM)

    A Beautiful and Succinct write on Peace. Yes, I too agree with Valsa's comment, we should say in one voice that we don't want anybody to shoot down the pigeons of peace.
    Loved the way you presented it.
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  • Leah Ayliffe (1/27/2015 6:45:00 AM)

    What a great write! So much power in so little words. (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (1/25/2015 11:39:00 AM)

    Brilliant write and the truth laid bare, yes nice wise guys can create war with their careless actions! (Report) Reply

  • Rajesh Thankappan (1/25/2015 9:22:00 AM)

    Dear Deepak ji, I am thankful for your rich compliments. Like Valsa Ma'am has said, we should with one voice stand up against terrorism irrespective of its colour or shade. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (1/25/2015 6:03:00 AM)

    Let us say in one voice that we don't want anybody to shoot down the pigeons of peace under what ever justification it be! Succinct and thought provoking! (Report) Reply

  • (1/24/2015 12:22:00 PM)

    This is one of the best on peace written ever.......Rajeshji.......I liked it very much.......10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Roger Horsch (1/24/2015 9:05:00 AM)

    This is a wonderfully written poem my friend. Thank you for your comment on my silly poem Magic Beans Keep on writing.

    Roger Horsch
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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 23, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 8, 2015


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