Perveiz Ali

Freshman - 923 Points ((08-02-1988 / Srinagar, j&k)

The Pawns - Poem by Perveiz Ali

The Pawns Who you are to your leaders? Naught but a vote to be courted? Once secured and rank obtained, They then bully you for petty gains? Buried in a sea of atrocities and humiliations, No shame is displayed by them, At dismal failure of their promises. Why should they feel shame? As you repeat this unending cycle, A willing participant in this insanity. You are in a mire, you helped create, Where fascists and murderers are torch bearers. Projected as messiahs for restless souls, You the voters aiding the killers, Of your conscious and noble soul. ©Perveiz Ali

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Comments about The Pawns by Perveiz Ali

  • Shakil Ahmed (11/8/2015 9:49:00 AM)

    brother your thoughts are very beautiful, well penned thanks for sharing, if you find time please read some of my poems and leave your comments (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 8, 2015

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