Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,
Grim Realities - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,
You cannot build a nation strong
With love for fellowmen absent;
You cannot forge ahead in world
If corruption gross is present.
You cannot integrate the states
If love of neighbor is not there;
You cannot progress in all spheres
If you don’t care for poor welfare.
You cannot make a nation rich
If poor are poorer day by day;
You cannot pour the wealth in drains
If beggars live to die en way.
You cannot plan for cities smart
When farmers cannot make ends meet;
You cannot fly to mars and stars
When citizens have sores on feet.
You cannot make all things ‘high-tech’
And love your mother nature well;
You cannot copy world around
If matters within turn to hell.
You cannot harbor hate in heart
For citizens of all nations;
You cannot keep secular trends
By curbing freedom by sanctions.
You cannot wear a mask on face
And dubiously smile to all;
You cannot dream and win a race,
Or integrate by building wall.
You cannot make false promises
And cheat the people whom you rule;
You cannot be a leader good
By selfishness or be a mule.
Copyright by Dr John Celes 23-09-2015
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