Tirupathi Chandrupatla


A World Safe and Sound


Disaster strikes
Lives lost, breaking
The hearts of all those who live.

Inside me
It creates a storm
Tears of compassion flow uninterrupted.

We face
A tsunami, a fallen 'craft
An avalanche, a hurricane, or a blistering fire.

Natural calamities
Take their toll and as if not enough
We seem to add more in the form of war or terror.

We offer prayers
That there be no more disasters
And the whole world'll be at peace.

Hope our prayers
Will be answered soon
And the world'll be a place safe and sound.

Submitted: Thursday, March 27, 2014

Topic of this poem: world


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  • Gold Star - 11,684 Points Ramesh Rai (8/26/2014 4:04:00 AM)

    God will listen our prayer to stop natural calamities. But who will list to the activities of legal and illegal terror (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,621 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/5/2014 10:43:00 PM)

    Ugly face of beautiful mind , charitable hands ugly tricks O we are suffering with duality of thought.. lovely (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,463 Points * Sunprincess * (3/28/2014 5:45:00 PM)

    .......wish the world could be at peace and everyone was happy....a wonderful write.... (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 7,260 Points Neela Nath (3/28/2014 12:47:00 PM)

    Hope our prayers
    Will be answered soon
    And the world'll be a place safe and sound. - - - - - -amazing verse. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (3/27/2014 11:36:00 AM)

    Our prayers won't go in vain.... But we cannot change the course and pattern of Nature! We can of course modify our behaviour to effect positive changes! Enjoyed!

    Thanks for your comment on my 300th poem! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 27,070 Points Gajanan Mishra (3/27/2014 9:15:00 AM)

    we are also part and parcel of nature, we are natural, To speak the truth - No natural calamity is there, it is the form of nature in other way, let us bear it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,441 Points Dave Walker (3/27/2014 9:09:00 AM)

    A great poem, one day our prayers will be answered. (Report) Reply

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