The Lament of Nature

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A poignant verse about the lament of nature by Tribhawan. Here’s a protest poem, in Different Truths

 

Mother assimilates cloud’s offerings
The womb delivers nature’s bounty
Hope rejoices as its rays spring joy
Streams reveal and energise in glee.

Greenery breathes with effortless aplomb
Blossoms muster courage to bloom
Shining Vasundhra beams with pride
Bosom stretching lifting gloom.

Oh! Is it now history?

Afflicted by human carnage
Waiting impatiently for the balloon to burst
Check your zodiacs and the day you cease
Mind the day, you die of hunger and thirst!

Extolling beasts of devastating minds
Fuelling the desert with various kinds
Ways of Fidayeens not for adoption
Behave, my children, no more caution.

Oh! To whom am I addressing?

Come, toil does wonders fostering lives
Karmas get paid walking razor sharp knives
Threatening our world is global warming
Kill all pollutants, before the monster thrives.

Desperate causes need desperate measures
Surgery needs to embrace inherent dangers
Donate cheers for future generations
Come, save this planet for regeneration.

Oh! Hope someone listens…

©Tribhawan Kaul

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Tribhawan Kaul is an accomplished and published bilingual writer-poet, based in Mumbai, India. His poems have been selected and published in 38 Indian and international anthologies, in print and electronic magazines. Many of his poems have also been translated into French. He writes poems on vast range of subjects, which bring his readers close to nature, love, compassion, and spirituality. He also writes short-stories on contemporary subjects about which he feels very strongly.