(Published in Countercurrent.org)
Oh house of Gods! Oh house of Gods!
Temples or Mosques
Churches or Synagogues
Displaced they stand—
A black stone
Rectangle or phallic
Does it matter?
In streams refugees pour out
Hatred and More
More and More
Ring- a- round the roses
Pocketful of doses
You think when they Burnt,
Singed, they would have learnt…
3 thoughts on “House of Gods or Plea for Peace”
Sadly, they never learn, Mitali.
Maybe … at some point… perhaps we can hope?
There’s always hope. Yes, there has to be hope…