Order, order, order! Society growls
People fear the sound and stick to poles
Who neither bear shade nor sprout
Rustling bamboos whistle and shout
The harbingers of change crumble under clouds
Taboos frighten in the garb of reverence
Love slips away from the dwelling of owls
Hawks spear the blood with bashing sound
Warblers neither sing nor proud
Songs of change dread the mighty gods
Intellect lost in unidentified crowd
Heated hatred inflames goodness
Undue reverence encages happiness
Even jingling bells confuse the temples
Choose reverence or love; think aloud
Let the peace around!
Love the love surround!
Let the reverence drown!
POEM BY: SHAHBAZ MALIK
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