The Realms of Gold Still Open

Compliance in 2021 Some folkAre so afraid of other peopleThey will never follow instructionsEven edicts backed by lawAre defiedUnder the pretence of freedomOr similar clich├ęs of wrong doing disguisedOrders are a curseTo these divergent onesWho these days tend to cluster in the streetsOr other public placesWaving banners and shouting abuseAt integrityMind you, one should alwaysContinue reading “The Realms of Gold Still Open”

More Poems Knocking On The Door

Development Development is the way of the worldLet us expandNot according to the needs of civilisationBut merely in terms of the triumph of opportunistsWhoever does the dealThe best dealBecomes the authorised vandalTo eliminate the oldHide the sky with concreteBuild stairways to the heaven of profiteersCrowd gullible people into belfries with no bellsThe slums of tomorrowMutilateContinue reading “More Poems Knocking On The Door”

And Yet Still More

Injustice I once knew a manYears agoLong time passingWho was treated very harshly by my peersVilifiedMaligned with abuseCast aside from the normality of endorsed existenceDrivenInto the isolation reserved for the guiltyWhere even the virtuous fear to goLest they too are ostracisedIsolatedLike a leper from the pastDecried by voicesThat questioned his humanityI met him onceIn hisContinue reading “And Yet Still More”