Naveed Akram

Gold Star - 26,724 Points (15 December 1973 / London, England)

Royal And Moral - Poem by Naveed Akram

Yes, the leader of princes is a lightning bolt,
And women gaze at the righteous man
Who thunders at people in poetry.

No, the many-sided triangle of mathematics
Is not real when encountered by the nation,
For it is like an odd shape to matter to the scientist.

A prince is uniformed by the army, and the scientist
Is all black because of the night and the stars
That shine like the women in the country.

Who thunder-claps now? Is it women who applaud
The men of royalty? Or does a pious gentlemen
Pray for moral teaching to happen again?

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 14, 2008

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