Rated-R City

Pathos of voices muffled,
In decibel of nation’s change.
Those forums of lights,
Shrouding the urban blights,
And trading the human pain.

In a digital age, into a concrete jungle.
The listless humanity, is left to waste.
Educated & aware, the denizens en masse.
But could not stop this one more rape.

The Nights are dark & corners tainted.
A crusade fillips through media lights.
Next day is held, hostage to debates.
But farther nights, to un-guarded gates.

They splinter the essentials of civility & spirit.
Through garrulous grenades & apathy of dogma.
Then rises a stir of trivia untill,
It falters &succumbs to this concrete space.

If i could build this city, by brick & stones.
Place barbarism, to guard its darker gates.
Then justice would blind, to extempore of mobs.
But satiate my humanity,through swat & swathe.

The grim desires ,repleting  dread with plight.
I could lose my city but win  those farther nights.
Un-tainted, un-chained, to a  dawn of today.

By: Vishu Mishra

18-10-2015

: In response to escalating crime against women in Delhi, October-2015: In response to escalating crime against women in Delhi, October-2015

Poem : Rated-R city

Rated-R city

Such a place , I dreamt & desire

Neither poor nor rich will walk,
But all men equal, in share & life.
Where wrongs made right be the motto.
For thousand years those men who sully,
The soil-soul, all gods called earth.
Such a place I dreamt & desire.

Where Ideas & dreams take flight.
Where passion is professional delight.
That place lie layers within me,
Beyond a lusture of –material, class & sin.
Such en-route, gods told via-wisdom.
Such a place I dreamt & desire.

Enigma of this dried ink, will call a jury.
Of people in power of good will bear,
the vociferity of a soul’s struggle to share.
Break false deity, destroy with fury.
Of soil-soul with no sully, god’s earth.
Such a place I dreamt & desire.

by: vishu mishra
27-06-2013

such a place i dreamt & desire

such a place i dreamt & desire

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