Aditya Chandrasen Salvi

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End Of All Things - Poem by Aditya Chandrasen Salvi

Every city has its history.
History of great wars!
History of great works!
What makes a civilization great
Are the noble thoughts of noble men.

Savages are killed
And the empires built!
Draping of huge towers and artistic halls
Decorate the ageing
Frame of the ever-growing city.
Ballads are sung
For great many victories and achievements
Of great many kings!
But no one cares
To sing an Elegy
Of love lost
In the busy alleys
Of the towering cities!

Things worth nothing are everything.
People known since ages are now unknown.
Thoughts like parasites
Thrive on the dying emotions of heart.
Churches are libraries of knowledge.
And Bible just a fiction.
Man has ceased to live.
Only thing that he does is ‘EXISTS.’
His creations are the prophecies of his fall!

Civilization is built
On the debris of Barbarism.
It grows.
It develops.
And it culminates
To nothing but debris.
Because the highest peak
Of every civilization is Barbarism!
End of all things!

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, May 13, 2011

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