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THE SOCIETY WE LIVE IN

Catcalls and rapes Molesting all sizes and shapes Broadcasted on TV, the recorded tapes But blame is on the victim howsoever she drapes Cause that’s how this society gapes A man lies on the street, blood spilled all over They gather around to watch him turn into a corpse, moreover All they wanted to do was rob him of what was leftover Could this society sink anymore lower? Falling behind in the rat race, They felt all the pressure, they felt out of place They wanted someone to listen, to give them some brace Instead all they got was “You are a disgrace” And they had to reach for the gun case Did the society get a slap on its face? A small tiff turns into something violent, Spectators stand and watch the show, all silent A person is ganged up and beaten till he is dormant Cause the law is taken into their hands and they are ignorant Wish this society could be more benevolent. Brothers from the same mother, When they were young, they loved each other But what happened later, that they were ready to smother Cause who doesn’t want the inherited property, be it the elder or the younger brother And that’s the society we live in, do you bother? Terrorism and those deadly attacks, Soldiers killed and people die in their shacks Leaves the nation in cracks, And so the Pak artists are forced to flee in packs Wait, this is how the society smacks? And the crux of it all, as we approach the ending, On which side of the conflict do you see yourself standing? Would you not care , and just be blending? Or would you be a better person and try the mending?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 12/26/2017 11:26:00 PM
Reflects our dark realities.Good
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