Theme: Enigma

Is There Any Need...?

Is there any need of eyes,
if we merely see,
and do not have the vision?

Is there any need of education,
if we merely earn the degrees
and do not have any wisdom?

Is there any need of having a heart,
if a thick lining of malice and hate covers it
and love does not grow on its bank?

Is there any need to have freedom,
if only the rich smile and the poor shed tears
and the land is overcast by a canopy of corruption?

Is there any need of temples, shrines and traditions,
if deities turn into mere stones
and age-old knowledge is considered as superstitions?
 

20-Jun-2012

More By  : Dr. Kumarendra Mallick

Views: 1396     Comments: 2

Comments on this Poem

Comment Thank you, Rupradha for liking the theme and for your pat. Dear friend, you do inspire me by your loving words.

kumarendramallick
21-Jun-2012 12:17 PM

Comment so true..lovely poem!

Rupradha
21-Jun-2012 00:57 AM


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