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When my baby was watching cartoons
I snatched the remote for a news.
She only screamed to say:
Papa close your ears,
Shut your eyes,
Turn to me;
Then hugged me tight
With eyes closed
And added:
Now a bomb would explode
To fly limbs in the sky
In a red storm of fire.
I had to change the channel
To find a debate
Psychiatrists and social activists
Discussing the rape of a minor girl
Howling and accusing Like thunderbolts.
My babe looked blank
Immediately my wife rushed in,
Simply I looked at her in shame
Who seized the remote ...........
 

25-Aug-2011

More By  :  Prafulla Sahu

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