Eve of destruction

By Virat Dodia

We my friend,

Are on the eve of destruction,

Just a night away from extinction.

 

A signature away,

And we don't see the day.

 

These idiots decide our fate,

A button pressed and million deaths await.

 

The world is full of darkness and cruelty,

Peace dies and revenge prevails over humanity. 

 

We my friend,

Are on the eve of destruction,

Just a night away from extinction.

 

Peace, that's what the world prays for,

History taught us nothing except war.

 

In war, innocents die, families are left alone,

Soldiers who are the pride are now forever gone.

 

We just do not agree with them,

Every decision they take, we condemn.

 

We my friend,

Are on the eve of destruction,

Just a night away from extinction.

 

We die,

They deny,

We agonize,

They politicise,

We cry,

They clarify,

We lose,

They accuse.

We pay the price,

They terrorize.

 

We are always promised of peace,

But the habit of lying has because an epidemic disease.

 

We my friend,

Are on the eve of destruction,

Just a night away from extinction.


5 comments

  • I love the refrain! The powerful reminder of the impending doom. The poem is well crafted. Congratulations.

    Rahana
  • Beautiful!

    Susmita
  • Such a shocking truth! Congratulations for portraying it so well.

    Aahna Jain
  • Profound piece. Congratulations!!

    Samyak Singh
  • I just love the blatant realism in this poem. No wonder it made Top 10! All the best for your future poems, mate! 😄

    Anu Dass

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