Rajendran Muthiah

Gold Star - 14,957 Points (16.03.1950)

Persons Of Wonder To Posterity - Poem by Rajendran Muthiah

The leaders in people's rule bring their heirs
to politics, to continue the trade of bribes.
To stop the groans, the poor receive shares
in the form of freebies once given to tribes.
The leaders to please the mob indulge in jibes.
To posterity they are the saints of wonder,
whom to scare, scares even the thunder.

Once one dictator looted the nation
and kept all his wives within his palace.
The leaders now in some hidden location,
keep their partners off the reporters callous.
Small Moghuls rob, not minding the gallows.
Alexander didn't nominate his heir
and men like him in history, we find rare.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Alexander in his deathbed, never nominated his heir to the throne.
He merely said, the most powerful would succeed him. He wanted to be the person of wonder to the posterity.But see, in every Indian State,
the politicians have their heirs in politics.

Comments about Persons Of Wonder To Posterity by Rajendran Muthiah

  • Romeo Della Valle (5/3/2012 11:01:00 PM)

    Powerful and thought provoking! This is really an eye opening to the new generations! Great message delivered here in this well crafted and touching poem! 10+++ I love the depth in your thinking! 10+++ Thank you for sharing and keep it up! The World learns a lot from your wisdom! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

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  • Romeo Della Valle (4/23/2012 8:47:00 PM)

    Thank you for sharing this well crafted and also well illustrated piece of History that keeps repeating itself all over the World! Wisdom is clearly shown in your write! 10+++ God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

  • (4/23/2012 5:11:00 AM)

    not only in India, everywhere. Mr.Bush Jr. of USA, Mr.Lee Jr of Singapore and many more are good examples. Sometimes they have proved themselves worthy, but the Nehru Dynasty of India is the worst breed of all. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2012

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