[From the Author of “Poems by Kolki – Absolutely Humane” & “Real Path To 9 11”]

 

Mean

(Dedicated to a caring world – Deepak Sarkar, www.kolki.com)

 

After a long and exhaustive search

For Krishna my dearest lovebird

Through nearby neighbourhood and forest

Half-hearted mind wanted another ad

In local newspaper under citywide classified!

 

The phone rang in the evening

As I was having dinner after hard work

Tired thinking what really happened to her

Eagerly answered the precious caller!

 

Couldn’t believe the message at first

An elderly voice saying they have my lovebird!

Only to let me down in despair

Saying ‘she is wonderful for making love’!

 

I hung up with thanks for the call

Wondered how mean can be some human!

Even age couldn’t turn them as the best animal!

Like many media blogs and talk show hosts/anchors

Cheer viewers with casual jokes about disasters

Often with personal attacks on leaders and politicians!

 

Author: Deepak Sarkar, 844 Royal Oak Ave, Victoria, BC V8X 3T2, Canada;

E-Mail: Deepak.Sarkar@ieee.org; Poetry & Peace Web Site: www.kolki.com

 

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