Aniruddha Pathak

Rookie - 289 Points (25.05.1941 / Godhra - Gujarat)

Poll, A Punishing Pole - Poem by Aniruddha Pathak

And after the landslide, there’s a slide,
A bride won, but honeymoon denied,
Wonted magic on wane,
Patience as ends in pain,
Promises made, performance belied.
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This is what the third consecutive by-election seems to say
on the ruling party’s performance. A lot of promises were
made during the recent parliamentary elections. The people
tired of erstwhile regime’s pathetic performance gave the
alternative a thumbs–up with a landslide victory. But after
more than 100 days the regime has little to show on the
promises made, and people’s patience is wearing thin. No
wonder, the poll has turned a punishing pole.
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-Happenings | 12.09.14 |

Form: Limerick

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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