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Corona times (1 reply)

2 years ago
kritishpalrecha 2 years ago

(So I wrote this poem in March ,20 on the situations existing during that time)


The world's daily chaos is halted..
People are spending time with their families with movies and popcorn salted..

The birds are chirping and dancing joyfully..
Why not?..
They have got their happy world back which they deserve truly..

People are running back to their hometowns..
The NRIs suddenly realised they are brown..

The forgotten parents got back their children home..
Lets pray for our friends in Wuhan and Rome..

No more pollution in the magnificent blues.. No superpowers have any curable clues..

The air is getting clean and clear..
Where are your nuclear weapons my dear..?

Can your bank account improve your health account..?
Can your gold reserves decrease the death count?..

Where is the religion for which you guys fight?..
The virus isn't racist it attacks indiscriminately everyone with all its might...

I see unity as the only light..
Which can make this world again bright..

-Kritish Palrecha

Susan Katz
2 years ago
Susan Katz 2 years ago

Thank you so much for submitting this very timely poem, for consideration as Featured Poem of the Week.  I think we can all relate to your images and the message of this poem.  I thank you so much for sharing it with me.  Have a very happy and creative day, Susan

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