Treasure Island

SAKTHI RAVICHANDRAN

(18.07.1964 / THANJAVOORE/TAMILNADU/INDIA)

A HELL IN A CONCRETE JUNGLE


A hell in a concrete jungle
A hell in a concrete jungle

We have already turned animals
and lost our sixth sense,
merely to fill the stomachs
we run days, months and years
after unreal wealth.

Love has turned into lust
Romance is no more pure
Violence encroaches
every inch of our being
Peace is long perished
and is burried in the land of demons
God is helpless. Yes god is helpless
to help humanity in this concrete jungle
Heaven has vanished and
this planet is now a hell
and the people live in sorrow and grief

Submitted: Monday, September 10, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, April 06, 2011
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  • Mary Das (9/12/2007 2:40:00 AM)

    Hi, a good poem. Make everyone stops and thinks. Keep it up. Take care. (Report) Reply

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