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Yesterday's Newspaper

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Yesterday's Newspaper

To your Exalted Highness, yesterday’s newspaper am I-
read, re-read, swallowed, digested and vomited;
Nothing left to be explored- from the red banner headline to
The tall, beautiful, intensely religious, childrened and immigrant
Citizen Brides looming large in the horizon
Of advert pages to the Ghathak Pakhi & Co.;
From the fertile flambouyant politicians’ page 
to the bespectacled intellectuals’ space
to the agony columns
to the ‘Tuition Wanteds’
to ‘What’s for you in store- Your Horoscope’-unexplored nothing;
Yesterday’s newspaper am I.

To your distinguished self, extinguished am I.
Of no utilitarian relevance am I today-
Yesterday’s newspaper am I.
Discard me, dispose me off, Your Highness, I entreat,
Consummate the feat in a cardio- eco-friendly mode.

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  1. Date: 9/8/2010 7:25:00 AM
    Here before our eyes another great poet, a gift to the English language. Praises

  1. Date: 9/7/2010 5:20:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Sarwar. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information on PoetrySoup including contests by members of PoetrySoup and contests by the PoetrySoup site also which you may enter.If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/4/2010 5:38:00 PM
    i like how u used ur words..i enjoyed reading this poem..i think u did a great job so make sure u keep up the great work...

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 1:06:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. so enjoyed reading your most creative write tonight... soup offers many contests on site.. check them out to enter.. and good luck... have a safe and happy holiday weekend..with luv..

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 8:43:00 AM
    funny poem...I like it!! Welcome t poetry soup! stop by and read some of my poems if you dare??

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 6:47:00 AM
    Oh how true, yesterdays news is in the garbage~~ well done~~ I find this poem quite wonderful and welcome~~

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 5:08:00 AM
    Interesting write, welld done.