Freedom Tree!

Tireless in pursuit of democratic rights  Relentlessly challenging plutocratic might Braving atrocities, police state’s plights Awaiting the passage of this barbaric night   Freedom Tree! Free Press shall set us Free!   In actions and spirits, journalists united Radical is our zeal, refusing to be placated No longer shall we let scribes be oppressed Duties shall manifest, and our rights protected   Freedom Tree! Free Press shall set us Free!   Unjust regimes can imprison us; not our thoughts They can chain us down, charge us with treasons Truths we shall expose, fearless in our purpose With conscience intact, misdeeds…

A Revolutionary Struggles

A revolutionary knows the national boundaries are made up to divide, not unite peoples hence believes in none of that, not to raise the flags, nor to unite banners   A revolutionary feels true service to earth is working for fellow beings, not worshipping false Gods hence rejects the notion of imposed God, of different brands, various religions   A revolutionary affirms the continuation of progress has nothing to do with statutory movements hence works to make laws work for people, not let people suffer owing to laws   A revolutionary condemns the racist, communalists, capitalistic superstructures that work out…

I am not a South Asian

I won’t be a victim of their myopic definition Not a subject of their divided and ruled abstraction Don’t dare call me a lovechild of illegal immigration Will never give in to their verdicts for societal seclusion   Don’t just divide this world up into several borderlines And compel me to produce a passport to prove my alliance I don’t hold torches or flags; I wont fight with no “enemy” beings And I ain’t no reserved pig, won’t dance to their muddy signs   They’ve been asking long for me to sign the checkbox of my ethnicity African-American, Asian-American, Latin-American…