Monday, March 31, 2008

Baravase

One more poem of Kaifi Azmi. This may not look very appropriate today when India boasts of foreign reserves, reserves of food grains etc. 'Old timers' can identify with this poem, easily.

On the other hand, the poor remain poor or have grown poorer, the rich, enormously more rich.

One does not seem to know (or care) if one should feel proud or sad or enraged or ....

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1 comment:

Starry-eyed Shruti said...

OK I don't know how to read this script but the English quote is interesting : On the other hand, the poor remain poor or have grown poorer, the rich, enormously more rich.

I have the same question to ask God. It is so strange that people who are already filthily rich become richer and the ones who are poor, starve to death. Sad.