I'm Civilized! Poem by MAHTAB BANGALEE

I'm Civilized!

Rating: 4.7


I'm American and I'm civilized!
-Really?
I'm European and I'm civilized!
-Really?
I'm Oceania and I'm civilized!
-Really?
I'm African and I'm civilized!
-Really?
I'm Asian and I'm civilized!
-Really?
I'm Antarctican and I'm civilized!
-Really?
I'm only civilized and I'm white!
-Really?
I'm only civilized cause I'm from oppressed black!
-Really?
I'm Hindu and I'm civilized!
I'm Buddhist and I'm civilized!
I'm Jew and I'm civilized!
I'm Christian and I'm civilized!
I'm Muslim and I'm civilized!
I'm Sikh and I'm civilized!
I'm Jain and I'm civilized!
-Really?
-Really?
-Really?

One drop of blood is laughing behind my (venomous) teeth!
I'm civilized! And I only stand on (lame) peaceful feet!
And I greet you all to learn from my civilized myth!
I'm civilized!
I'm civilized!
I'm civilized!

-Really! ! !
Oh! all you're funny trader
crawling as hidden viper!


July 12,2018 Chattogram


(From My Comment on 'Bus East'- Poem by Jack Kerouac)

I'm Civilized!
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Topic(s) of this poem: blindness,colonialism,imperialism,racism,theology
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Carl Roussell 27 January 2019

This poem as very good writing, and have rated it a 10!

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Nosheen Irfan 25 February 2019

A great satirical piece that exposes the hypocrisy of mankind. Well penned. Kudos!

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M Asim Nehal 25 February 2019

A great satirical poem on the society and so called first world countries, Nicely written.10+++

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Indira Renganathan 14 December 2018

It is completely based on self analysis and introspection to declare I am the civilized for anybody regarding honesty, humanitarianism and righteousness of oneself...you have very well thought on this theme and have presented a great poem...thanks with a 100 for your effort

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Dr Dillip K Swain 27 December 2018

A unique poem! My great pleasure revisiting this beautiful poem of yours dear poet!

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Sultan Deen 25 February 2021

That's your superb thought; yes; I agree with you what you've given the definition of universal civilizatino

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Moore Noore 24 February 2021

Great write about civilization; this poem is one kind of best definition of true civilization

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Moore Noore 24 February 2021

Education, wealth, rich condition, aristocratic life; elite class... etc is not the measure pole of true civilization; Civilization is the name of humane consciense where love, sympathy, unity, friendship...all goodness of mind are hidden gracefully

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Ruby Mostazir 23 January 2021

Such a unique poem...i always love your work, best wishes

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Mac Che 21 January 2021

it's a brillint poem; this poem carries your poetic power with your universal humane feelings

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