Month: January 2015

2015: Of Incidental Revolutions

What about the promises this new year shall bring Ballads of scrutiny, merciless calendar sings Memories slurping away, with bitter windtongues Cruel time ticking away, sans any arbitrary stops Moments of endless reflections, for the years past us Stunning silence of missing airplanes, roaring blunders What if this, what if that, had we tried our best Could we have ended this bloody war, that electoral race A patriotic bunch in India murdering Gandhi again Revitalized danger, right wing fascist men Third World Project a dying form of irrelevance Playground for capitalists, turf for deathly dance Irreparable losses of beloved poets and thinkers too Baraka, Seeger, Stuart Hall, Marquez and Maya Angelou Decomposed pens, gloomy monotones, assessing the future Racist cops, hopeless masses, Millions March for better Have the twain already met, since the east seems like west Signboard reads; One united world take this radical test: When the monopolists unite across divisions they create Is working class too fragmented to effectively protest? Translucent agendas besieging chroniclers of history Russia, China and Iran appear to be …