Queeny Gona

Rookie - 158 Points (16th august,1987 / KANIGIRI)

The Untouchables! Poem by Queeny Gona


We call ourselves; the 21st centurions,
Civilized and many more…
In reality, our thoughts
Still sticked to uncivilized era.
The so called civilians,
Carrying the ideas of untouchability;
Are the pillars of the society?
Pathetic! Would be the scenario.
Two decades of education,
Fails to eradicate the thoughts of untouchability…
What would come; in rescue of cleansing the minds of real untouchables,
Will ever social justice be possible?

Submitted: Saturday, May 30, 2009

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  • Rookie Preetam Shetty (6/7/2010 8:47:00 AM)

    A human who cannot respect a fellow human and his rights loses his right to be called a human

    Good Write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 43 Points Obinna Eruchie (7/22/2009 9:50:00 AM)

    One with such a thought is one who fails to walk with time. We live in an age, civilised for that matter, where the thought of a caste system is not entertained, and is inappropriate for any mind to be acquainted with it. Among my ethnic group, the Igbo, there are some communities which still practice a caste system known as Osu today. An interesting writing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Nooruddeen Mm (7/2/2009 6:53:00 AM)

    Queeny
    Great one
    You have taken a great subject to narrate a poem
    You are correct, still there is, but few.
    Good work

    Rgds
    Noor (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 77 Points Surya . (6/26/2009 2:46:00 AM)

    no one should be blamed for not giving sympathy. they are educated and have access to everything. untouchable will be touchable ony through education. the great leader dr. ambedkar, s main idea was this. well brought out.posted10
    surya (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Joseph Poewhit (6/11/2009 9:28:00 AM)

    Some caste systems are part of a people. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 69 Points Sathyanarayana M V S (6/5/2009 9:18:00 AM)

    Do you still see untouchability Queeny? I wonder who are those animals? Very poignantly expressed poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 14 Points Ravi Sathasivam (6/1/2009 12:42:00 AM)

    Sincere thoughts. Yes, some people still exist who believe in untouchability.
    Good writting. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points premji premji (5/31/2009 12:51:00 AM)

    queen,
    honest thoughts..... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Yoonoos Peerbocus (5/30/2009 11:31:00 AM)

    awareness stirring piece on what humanity stands for..a soul based value not skin criteria or profession./loftty piece (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Priyanka Bhowmick (5/30/2009 9:12:00 AM)

    that's right! still in this 21st century sum people exist who believe in untouchability.. this piece is a gud 1.10+ (Report) Reply

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