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Another time musings 1

Another time Musings

Where roads  add,  alongside cars that multiply,
So also power supply,  as its need grows,
Where folks do not , from social duties, fly
And, due care, for those dying slow deaths, bestow,
Where cooking gas refills are in prompt supply,
Rice with bran intact and similar stuff flow,
Where, with  toxin-free-veg , markets are full,
And in public spaces, men are just helpful

Where dissent  is not democracy’s sole proof
Not a  law-unto-itself  is the police
Where price -line  don’t daily hit the poor  roof
And politicians can not be had on’ lease’
Where governance is beyond all reproof
And women could walk streets  in total peace
Where peace, love and justice make a haven
May  I  one day wake into that heaven.

21 mar 12
S.Jagathsimhan Nair
For: Nette’s  “A moment in another time” contest
Inspired by: Tagore’s famous” Where the mind is without fear….”. 
This poem is locale-specific, reflecting the way things are here,  where, among all the good things that had happened, certain  failings too stand out, like, roads that had seen no development in hundred years when its vehicular traffic grew thousand fold , power shutdowns that over years deteriorated to  the present  twelve hours  a day ,and corruption and misuse of democratic freedoms that had become  rather the rule than an exception, and instances of man’s pettiness against man that  had lately become so obvious  in public spaces, etc.  And hence what is expressed may not ring entirely  relevant for  all readers in their respective contexts. 

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  1. Date: 4/13/2012 2:32:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 1:59:00 PM
    Congrats Jag on this amazing write thank you for sharing hugs vie

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 12:35:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Nette's "Moment In Another Time" contest Jag. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 10:13:00 AM
    Jag, congratulations with your win;-) Always~ PD

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 10:07:00 AM
    congrats Jag on a fantastic write and win for one moment in another time luv.. a superb entry filled with wonder luv..

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 4:06:00 AM
    You have created a true paradise in this winning rhyme, Jag...these images and true concern for one's neighbor could only be found in heaven...we are allowed to dream and I feel you dreamed beautifully here! APPLAUSE!!!! ENCORE!!!! :) Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 2:58:00 AM
    heart tugging , jag.. you moved me!... sweet congrats on your win in my contest..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 1:20:00 AM
    Congratulations Jag this is a beautiful poem well done xx

  1. Date: 4/1/2012 11:20:00 AM
    Hi Jag, sounds like this could be just about anywhere, we have our own set of problems in Canada with corruption and government greed, then they raise taxes on the rest of us. Enjoyed your explanation at the end and wish you well in the contest! Luv, Lizzie

  1. Date: 3/26/2012 7:31:00 AM
    Yes, there could be some great improvements on this earth..I am glad that I chose this one to read today..Good luck in the contest..Reads like a winner to me..Sara

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 6:34:00 PM
    This sounds so surreal, Jag...all of these wishes I wish for you and your community...A strong lesson of history where man's dreams grow larger than can be contained...Best of luck in this very difficult contest...Enjoy reading your work--always! You give a different perspective to many of us! Your friend, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 11:49:00 AM
    good luck in contest take care always p.d.

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 8:55:00 AM
    Jag, a nice thought... glad you have shared it with us... good luck in the contest..always..pd