Treasure Island

Vinod Sharma


Anna and Netas (Political leaders)


Anna on fast again to free India of corruption,
Netas unperturbed by his unending eruption;
We are supreme, they hoot,
Question not our right to loot,
Voters are so splintered, you can't cause any disruption.

Submitted: Thursday, August 02, 2012
Edited: Thursday, August 02, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Anna Hazare is an Indian social activist who has led movements to promote rural development, increase government transparency, and investigate and punish official corruption.

A Gandhian who believes in non-violence, he fasted last year to compel the government to bring an effective anti-corruption legislation so that errant politicians and bureaucrats could be punished. Foxy politicians made all the right noises but successfully stalled enactment.

He is on indefinite fast again, but this time, the ruling Congress party has not responded positively at all till now.

Comments about this poem (Anna and Netas (Political leaders) by Vinod Sharma )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Waiting In Revlon's Waiting Area, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. Mother & Daughter, Taimane Fanene
  3. Is This Love, John Foster
  4. Time without beginnings a better fiend, Mark Heathcote
  5. Pain Behind a fake Smile, Curtis Brown
  6. Faiths gate opens on a garden of peace, Mark Heathcote
  7. Emotional Hardship, Sandra Feldman
  8. Untouched, Lenny Orlando Camacho
  9. My Mother..., Taimane Fanene
  10. Ignoring Seasons, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Must follow his trace, and all his wittes dress,
Virtue to love, and vices for to flee;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]