Tarapada Mohapatra


Say No To Bloodshed And Tyranny - Poem by Tarapada Mohapatra

We all are creations
of the Holy Mother
Her gifted children
symbols of peace and unity
future of the mother earth.

Let us all in unison
pray with reverence to God
for giving us courage in bold
to face the vagaries of tiding time
and to teach us the mantras
of peace, prayer and love.

No more wars or blood bathing
no more kurukhestra or kargil
because we all are God’s gifts
and blessed with divine kiss
Let the thorns stop pricking
only the beatific fragrance
of beautiful flowers be thine.

Let us all say no to terrorism
no to 9/11, hatred or killings
we are all his holy creations
brethren and sisters
we belong to no caste
creed or faction.

The news of bloodshed and tyranny
all across our mother land
scathingly bites
May there be another incarnation
of God to destroy the devils

Let us entwine hand in hand to sing
the noble song of love and peace
Let us come close
heart to heart, soul to soul
to rebuild our faith and trust
brick by brick
with humility and gaiety
Let us say no to terrorism
say no to bloodshed and tyranny.


Comments about Say No To Bloodshed And Tyranny by Tarapada Mohapatra

  • (11/4/2007 12:58:00 AM)


    Holy mother Kali! Beautiful prayer. The blessings of Tagore comes by. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/4/2007 12:39:00 AM)


    Thanks for standing up for peace and compassion Tarapada. We wielders of words must join forces to help save the world from bloodshed and tyranny. As you express so emphatically in your strong voice, we are all part of the one family. When one of us is hurt, we all bleed. Rage lyrically penned. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

  • (11/4/2007 12:11:00 AM)


    I disagree... thorns prick for a reason and I would hate for them to disappear... enough of our biodiversity is doing that... a lot because anthroprocentric viewpoints 'see beauty often only as a beautiful flower'... anyway... I did like this poem, keeping penning - One Peace at a time (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2007 3:09:00 PM)


    I agree with Aldo completely, and yet I would also like to add that you have a wonderful vision for the future, , , a wonderful part of this poem was;

    'Let the thorns stop pricking
    only the beatific fragrance
    of beautiful flowers be thine. '

    Lovely words, thankyou
    Love duncan X
    (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2007 9:01:00 AM)


    I am sorry
    To tell you
    You are created by God
    God is our father
    We are created in his image
    We were not greated by Mother Nature
    Mother Nature belongs to God
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  • Ray Lucero (11/1/2007 7:38:00 PM)


    Tarapada,
    Poignant and beautifully written.
    Your choice of words is terrific.
    I echo your call for an end to bloodshed.
    Peace,
    Ray
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  • Dr.subhendu Kar (11/1/2007 2:10:00 PM)


    yet a marvel that tells the love for humasnism and yet woes of terrorism as hurtful, great write, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • rajagopal haran (11/1/2007 9:41:00 AM)


    good; lets say no to bloodshed; keep writing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011


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