Modern Folly

Rating: 5.0
Guests gather around the water hole. Intoxicating
drinks, elevate grandiose aspirations. Band-aids
sound a melodious song upon the right hands.
Idols, on the magic eye, spouts images of
worship. Cell-phone rings, with callings of home life.

6/11/09 POEWHIT

Thursday, June 11, 2009
Prince Obed de la Cruz 03 August 2010
i will rate this one 10
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Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK 21 December 2009
Crux / curse of modernity? Mahatma Ghandhi-ji said, ‘Go back to bullock cart age’… Was he well ahead of his time…? Ten Ms. Nivedita UK
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Bhaswat Chakraborty 18 June 2009
Thanks for reminding that everything ancient is not devoid of intelligence. Further, this poem hits like a javelin.
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Kesav Easwaran 15 June 2009
Beautiful anticlimax you present to the 'grandiose aspirations' in your last line Joe...nice poem with wit and wisdom pumped in...10
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Sandra Martyres 11 June 2009
Nice write on the folly of modern day life.....10+
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reflection of what is today
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Carol Gall 11 June 2009
truly a folly well written
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Priyanka Bhowmick 11 June 2009
a lovely piece.. well penned..
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