Rajaram Ramachandran

Gold Star - 20,952 Points (13-7-31 (see reverse) / Chennai born, now at Juhu, Mumbai, India)

The Silent Majority - Poem by Rajaram Ramachandran

Do you know the silent majority,
No matter, of any one Country?
They’re the cores of the Society,
Held as the backbones of that Country.

They’re the Mothers,
They’re the Fathers,
They’re the Sisters,
And they’re the Brothers.

They’re the Teachers,
They’re the Preachers,
They’re the Reformers,
And they’re the Farmers.

They’re the Soldiers
Guarding the Frontiers
With their life at stake
For the Country’s sake.

They’re the Workers,
They’re the Doctors,
They’re the Scientists,
And many others in the lists.

They’re God-fearing,
They’re peace loving,
They’re law abiding,
And they’re hard working.

Many talents aren’t in front,
But they bear the brunt
Of their Country’s demand
Resting at their command.

The rain falls for them.
The wind blows for them.
The grains grow for them,
And the Sun rises for them.

The good work they do silently
Goes unreported in the news daily.
They mind not any publicity,
But do their work just calmly.

As corns are sown,
Weeds also are grown.
A little dropp of poison
Turns a cup of milk poison.

It’s the unsocial minority,
Who’re after quick money,
Become the ills of the society,
Dominating the entire country.

Let us not forget the majority,
But give them more priority.
Let us not favour the minority
By giving them undue publicity.

Comments about The Silent Majority by Rajaram Ramachandran

  • (2/20/2018 3:32:00 AM)

    They’re the Mothers,
    They’re the Fathers,
    They’re the Sisters,
    And they’re the Brothers: very nice word; a very good poem-10
    (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (8/13/2008 10:50:00 AM)

    wonderful poem! a good appeal made here (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: work, money, rain, peace, wind, sun, god, teacher, brother, sister, soldier, rose, fear

Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 8, 2003

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]