Sunday, September 11, 2011

Songs of blood and gore

The hope of tomorrow is a dreary haze,
With darkened skies and darkening days.
The world has changed into a bloody battlefield-
Where hatred and mistrust reign supreme.
Breaths are shallow and limbs are sore-
All I hear are songs of blood and gore.

The pouring rains may wash away the grime-
Along with shards of broken glass and broken homes.
Leaving behind scars that never heal-
And a desolate look on her face.
A wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister-
She couldn't find a piece of him to mourn.
Motionless, she stood by the door,
Listening in horror to the songs of blood and gore.

Condolences are but empty words.
Which cannot bring back what's no more.
Laughter and hopes were all in the distant past.
What remains are wounds, running too deep-
And endless nights bereft of sleep.
Life is merely a shell without a core-
All we hear now are songs of blood and gore.
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P.S:  Dedicated to all victims of terror acts throughout the world. May God give their families the strength to endure!


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16 comments:

Anish said...

Very well written.Truly words cannot express the feelings of despair and hopelessness the mindless pointless violence invoke.

Blasphemous Aesthete said...

Indeed, the mourning and the wailing of relatives and other people cannot bring back the dear one's nor can they lessen the misery and loss.
I don't understand what drives the ruthless terrorists.

Nice read.

Cheers,
Blasphemous Aesthete

Red Handed said...

if only words could help fight the pain of loss.
Loved it!

Rachit said...

may the souls rest in piece.. :(

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Giribala said...

There's just too much violence in the world! Unintelligent design.

Vamsi said...

Touching lines Sam! God bless all the victims and their families who've suffered terribly due to the evils of terrorists. I personally feel that extremists should be dealt in an extreme manner. No mercy to be shown on effing terrorists.

Alka Gurha said...

Sad, but a true reflection of the times we live in.

Purba said...

Why can't people live and let live...Are we but mere pawns in this game of hate!

Meera Sundararajan said...

This is so sad...!! Your words reflect the pain that the people who lost their loved ones in the recent blast must be feeling!!!

☆ ayu☆ said...

...this is so nice..and sad..i felt the emotions inside your poem :<

Pulkit said...

Beautifully written :)

Although there may be many terror attacks and wars in the world, the present world is more peaceful than it ever was in human history. Despite the violence, one must not abandon hope for global peace in the come decades.

But when someone close is lost, it must be painfully difficult to be hopeful, I guess.

Abha Midha said...

A nice heartfelt poem. totally agree with Purba... people should beleive in the policy of 'Live and Let Live'

Rahul said...

An emotional outcry! Well written!

AdiSin said...

Beautifully written! I loved it! You ROCK (You're awesome)!

Nethra said...

The recent blast in Delhi made you write this poem? Or was it the 9/11 incident? Anyway, it's true that world is changing and it's not for good. :(

☆ ayu☆ said...

RE:haha..i agree..tsuruga ren is the best shoujo manga make lead :D

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