Treasure Island

Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Grief II


When poverty creeps into the dawn
Then rich wrap themselves in gown
And spray security like mosquito repellent
O tears tell me, where is our benevolent

Submitted: Sunday, June 23, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013

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