Raj Dronamraju


Saturday Morning Radio - Poem by Raj Dronamraju

Have you ever heard Saturday morning radio?
Is the radio programming different on Saturday morning compared to weekdays?

She dreads small talk and making his lunch
And another baby that arrives as a fecund abstraction
He has to work although it is the weekend
His lifeblood is measured out as resource and as response to her

They listen to Saturday morning radio with pre-existing bad attitudes
Because they are forced to be active when they should be at rest
They do not notice any particular change in this daily detail

But why do I force myself into roles that society mandates and which I receive no compensation for?
This is family and this is work and both obscure identity
Waiting for the oddity that comes out of nowhere
And forces us to take a minute to appreciate the sun over our heads

Topic(s) of this poem: work


Comments about Saturday Morning Radio by Raj Dronamraju

  • Drtony Brahmin (7/30/2018 12:37:00 PM)

    This is family and this is work and both obscure identity
    Waiting for the oddity that comes out of nowhere
    And forces us to take a minute to appreciate the sun over our heads .. work and its importance in day to day life. thanku. tony
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (7/30/2018 8:47:00 AM)

    A poem on work nicely executed. Beautiful poem.10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 30, 2018



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