TODAY -

Times I Live In

Rajendra Kshetri *



The land I was born was beautiful
The place I grew up was playful
The playground I ran around was luscious green
The peoples I socialised with were simple folks.
Times have changed
Times I live in
An Orwellian world
A world of 'double speak' and pretenders.
Times move on
Times I live in
A virtual world
A world of 'hyperrealism'.
Sign of the times I live in
Times I look for Empathy
Times I yearn for Humanity
In a house of humans sans humanism.
Times I live in
Times I search for Truth
Times I crave for fairness
In a house of judiciary sans justice






* Poem written by Rajendra Kshetri for The Sangai Express
This poem was webcasted on September 11 2017.


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