Raveendran N.V.

The Great Liberator - Poem by Raveendran N.V.

O, merciful is the white god
Who sent the gentle colonial
To save the damned ‘Indian’

For until then they had no tongue
The poor devils did not speak!
With one stroke of his wand

Proud Macaulay in 1835
Created the Indian tongue!

Comments about The Great Liberator by Raveendran N.V.

  • (11/4/2007 10:04:00 PM)

    Irony penned sparsely and elegantly. Excellent poem. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

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  • (11/3/2007 11:34:00 AM)

    Enjoyed your poem for its elegance and subtelty. (Report) Reply

  • Ray Lucero (11/3/2007 10:56:00 AM)


    The history of British and American colonization is appalling.

    As you know, I write against these injustices. What Euro-invaders
    did to Native Americans is one of the greatest genocides in history.

    It may get worse before it gets better...but it will my Brother, because
    what the power-elite do not know is that God's Will shall prevail.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 3, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011

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