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The menace with a flipside

By Aparna Bandyopadhyay

Contributory Author for Spark Igniting Minds

World in shrill cry and pain

Is begging corona to leave.

But I say, as you go, leave the fear

Among men, to think and sieve!

This was a time, the lakes were clear

The trees were green, birds had sung

And the noise of the traffic's blare

Was muted, and hatred hung!

The trafficking of the child and drugs,

Were halted as funds were dry.

No means to travel, crime's underbelly

In frustration and anger had cry!

Cutting off our green cover

In garb of development they caused,

Deep hurt into the Earth's belly

Your menacing march had paused!

World in a shrill cry and pain

Is begging corona to leave.

Your menace we learn has a flipside,

Hope man has learnt to sieve!

(Featured Image by kalhh from Pixabay)

About the Author

Ms. Aparna Bandyopadhyay

Aparna has been a physics teacher in various Air Force Stations and Private schools in civilian areas, whenever stationed at a place. She has written articles and poems in Air Force magazines and regional publications.

She is now focusing on methods to make the environment green and safe. Her motto is to keep learning from young and old alike, there being no end date to learning.

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