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The Greatest War

A random chapter is being written on history’s page Of the greatest war being fought in this age This unique war isn’t against anyone This battle is for survival of every person Humanity has waged this war to see another day To win the unusual war at home every person decided to stay Weapons used were soap and water Time was the essence of this matter Where so many lives were being lost Humanity was indeed paying for survival a hefty cost And as the war grew intense People were growing more and more tensed Baring all the hope on their ordinary shoulders To turn the tide began fighting these brave mighty soldiers Common man became super-hero wearing gloves and masks They courageously accepted any challenge and meticulously performed every task When the end-game is over, and the chapter would be closed A huge debt to them, this new world would owe Indeed greatest miracles occur at the time of despair What succeeded was indeed rare Where staying apart was a must In ad-mist of this calamity people started respecting life and building trust People started becoming more empathetic A bit more kind, a little more sympathetic And as the war became deadlier For their heroes fighting on the front-line, people clapped and cheered For some time at least, the world became a better place As many nations came together to tackle this case And as the economy tumbled down Various helping hands emerged to stop it from crashing into the ground Slow and steady we’ll win this race With each person fighting these battles at their own pace And as the wavering faith is being restored We’ve realized importance of the little things we used ignore When we’ll flip to the book’s next page Freedom would be found by imagination in this cage New hobbies would be adopted, and old talents would be reacquainted The passions would also bloom, which in the course of time had been neglected As and when we’ll emerge victorious in this war May be we would witness an improved world, left with a scar…

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




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