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 © Sonam Chhabra | Year Posted 2017
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