veeraiyah subbulakshmi


Water Rationing...


Press the buttons,
Press the knobs,
Stand still or dance,
Extend your hands,
Just get up from the seats,
The sensors of soft skin,
Shower, never seen buckets,
The dippers are long gone,
Not meant to be here,
in the bath room,

Never thought of these woe,
For many decades,
Water rationing in any place,
Imagine no running water in the taps,
A tropical country is Malaysia,
Where it rains every now and then,
Suddenly hot summer with no rain drop,
people search for the buckets,
and dippers to store and bathe.

Submitted: Saturday, March 01, 2014
Edited: Thursday, March 06, 2014

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

Please read about the water rationing in Malaysia

Comments about this poem (Water Rationing... by veeraiyah subbulakshmi )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

New Poems

  1. Lost Melody, Patrick Ladbrooke
  2. A Rich Man's World, Fareez Nasir
  3. PH: Nature: Canoeing the Mississippi #4, Brian Johnston
  4. Dandelion Dreams, Richard D. Remler
  5. गोजाननि खौरां, Ronjoy Brahma
  6. Let us believe, hasmukh amathalal
  7. Christmas Again, Katherine Nordhaus
  8. Money, Katherine Nordhaus
  9. Older, Frank Avon
  10. A question to seasons, Melikhaya Zagagana

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. On the Pulse of Morning, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Peace. A Study, Charles Stuart Calverley
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. A Fairy Song, William Shakespeare

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]