Pradip Chattopadhyay

Silver Star - 3,244 Points (28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

A Bloodless War


We are living in war times
You can't see the blood though
The air is thick with it.
We are right, we are better
We stand for all that is good
We are in no mood to listen
Tolerance is the last thing in our mind.
People say there's so little war
There's so little bloodshed.
The war now is of terrifying silence
More ominous, more destroying
Cutting through love, endurance
Eliminating relationship, humanity-
Perpetrating a bloodless coup
Where blood is not seen, agonies aren't heard!

We are amidst war each against the other,
Silent, bloodless but more macabre!

Submitted: Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, April 04, 2012

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  • Gold Star - 15,779 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (11/3/2014 8:19:00 AM)

    Silent, bloodless but more macabre! this is cold war that may end up in gruesome and horrifying manner.......
    Very insightful indeed (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 141 Points Muhammad Ali (1/17/2014 1:14:00 AM)

    You are right dear poet. Now there are more space and paths for negative charges.
    I should think, what i should do! Hmm. I think, first, i should win a battle, in a battlefield inside me. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 299 Points Adeline Foster (10/25/2013 5:30:00 PM)

    Yes deep, in answer read mine -. Time for. Another -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 22 Points Caty Prager (7/16/2013 10:50:00 AM)

    You're very deep.....and I don't mean just this poem, the stuff you write is awesome! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (6/30/2012 5:14:00 AM)

    So true.... this made my tummy drop...the tie up line is perfect for this piece...tyvm karen (Report) Reply

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