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The Indian Exodus

The World, in grief, hangs its head in shame,
As shameless leaders still hang out for fame,
At the plight of penniless people perishing,
On rails n roads, the death corridors, crashing!

The miseries, brought by midnight lockdown,
Exceed the woes caused by COVID crackdown,
Worse than the Exodus, when wheels not invented,
As the political will to ferry them back, not initiated!

This lockdown, in thickly crowded metros, caused,
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: disaster,discrimination,injustice,social injustice,suffering
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
The sufferings of the stranded migrant workers in India who began to flee to their distant villages on foot following a sudden lock down.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Jose Chacko 27 May 2020

Excellent diction.. ??

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Powerful words and picturesque presentation, Binu. Vande Matarem??

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Rajeev 27 May 2020

Very well penned, Binu

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