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Minati Pradhan

Inspirational

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Minati Pradhan

Inspirational

Three Wise Monkeys

Three Wise Monkeys

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In a frame three wise monkeys,

Teach us the life lesson of resilience.

The first one says,

“Hear no evil.”

How can I close my ears to the sound     

Of wailing farmers’ families?

Seriously violated little daughter,

Mothers painful howling.

               

The second monkey says

“See no evil.”

Should I close my eyes

The ragged beggar girl

At the traffic signal.

The small boy at the restaurant

Washing vessels, ten times more than

His weight, in hungry stomach.

 

“Speak no evil,”

Says the third monkey.

How can I remain silent

When corruption

Takes the center stage?

Politicians  pollute minds

For their own interest.

Draw division lines

Should I remain mum

When my very existence is at stake?


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