Poetry

January 3, 2019 Poetry , POETRY / FICTION

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By

Sheshu Babu

 

 

 

Pathetic Brazil

 

 

From a socialist form of rule,

Entered into an era of doom and ridicule

Through sham elections of evil

The great land, now pathetic Brazil

 

Dictatorship is looming large

With the far-right on the seize

Slamming struggle of the downtrodden

Bolsonaro might tread the path which was, till now, not taken

 

People of the land beware!

Prepare for prompt action, be aware

Of the future vulnerable

And policies of repression undesirable

 

 

 

 

 

Tears with gas

 

 

Poor immigrants

Travelling with patience

In the hope of finding solace

Instead shed tears

From the vicious gas

 

Poor Mexicans

Suffering from hunger and disease

Pushed back mercilessly

By apathetic regime ruthlessly

 

While women and children wail

Unable to withstand the policy evil

US ruler blames Democrats

Leaving aside his disastrous facts

 

Their labor the backbone of economy

The foundation for welfare of the country

And yet, they are left to their fate

From an autocratic desperate supporter of hate

 

 

 

 

 

Sheshu Babu

The writer from anywhere and everywhere is interested in the betterment of the whole world. Whenever the writer ponders on the question ‘who am I?’ He finds response from Bhupen Hazarika lyric (Bengali),’Ami ek Jajabor’ (I am a gypsy). 

Some works have appeared in Countercurrents.org, Dissidentvoice.org, Counterview.org, counterview.net, Velivada.com, etc. 

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