samyak jain


..Whose Life Was Lost Anyway.. - Poem by samyak jain

eternal vigilance is
the price of liberty
and of life
in democracy...

few hours of rains
a flyover collapses
crushing to death
few innocent lives,
ending
many more
hopes and aspirations.

the dead are gone,

the left behind
have a life time
to bleed to death.

an FIR will be filed,
meagre
compensation
shall be announced,
less for the sympathy
more to avoid
losing scoring points
to opposition.

pressures will mount.

like the dead bodies
under the crushing weight,
the case file will be
forgotten
under
crushing weights
of inaction, more inaction
and
amnesia of public.

media will lie low,
till
another flyover collapses
crushing few more lives,
another FIR will happen,
few more rounds of ministers
will take place
and
few more such files will die.

till all that happens,

it is celebration time,
for the great indian
democracy.

sab kuchh thik thak hai.

..atp..
10.09.2007.


Comments about ..Whose Life Was Lost Anyway.. by samyak jain

  • (3/18/2008 5:15:00 AM)

    a beautiful write. so socially relevant. a good write. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/10/2007 5:05:00 AM)

    ...with a feeling...god in his heaven, all is right on the earth (Report)Reply

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  • (9/10/2007 5:02:00 AM)

    Great Aasiq. The truth of what happens here very well enscapulated. Shows that you belong to that rare breed of people who care. Thanks


    Take care
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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 6, 2011


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