We pray, we pray each day, May the world be free to roam free to soar, free from the coronal lore. May we find strength in our core. May we be virulence free. May finally a sunrise come wiping the... Click here to read the rest
Published in Countercurrents.org, 22.05. 2020
How many people cried?
How many people died?
Nearly five thousand starved
Will they die of
And the animals?
Biodiversity Day — what happened to them?
Distress, distress, distress.
The cities are all in a mess!
Do they have access to internet?
Electricity and clean water?
(Published in Countercurrent.org, 26.2.2020)
I have seen the world recede behind the trees;
the world that was for you and me —
a vibrant blue world, dotted with green,
swirls of ocean and breeze painted
by Van Gogh — A Starry Night,
and then came a tsunami
that wiped it all from site.
A fakir overnight,
as Lalan, I sing afloat in space
in an intergalactic haze of nebulae
of a world lost;
Burnt and Ripped out of Mosques;
Harried out of Temples with a bovine stampede;
Shot or Sickened out of Churches with Corona.
Will you, O God, create a new world again?
Where Lalan can pace and sing
of the wonders —
A blue ocean amidst swirls of green trees
Star-dotted skies sprinkling stardust each night
Mankind will have only one God this time
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