The Democracy

The Democracy short poem

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With stoicism writ on face
I invite the chisels
for giving birth to a dialogue

between me and the shaper.
Where did the things go wrong
in making the life a simple page

to write a beautiful poem?
Buddha give me a bo-tree or an interlocutor

who invents skin, teeth and eyes
of a failing system. The command

has gone to unknown robots. They were
manipulating the atrophied

limbs of high-tech generation
who do not know the pathless love
when we walk into the moon,

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Satish Verma is ferociously original. You feel resentment, outrage and violence, cannot pin it down but wonderfully spin your brain. Satish has the greatest sensibility which sweetly exploits the delicacies of human conflicts. You are taken aback. This is magic, profoundly soulful. In a lone, long journey Satish Verma is still discovering himself. Beaten, betrayed, felled, he comes back with fierce velocity. His childhood was traumatized by India’s partition. Terror, violence and death were witnessed which built the morals of poet. Becoming defiantly recluse Satish Verma pursued his value based life on the path of truth. Teaching Botany for 35 years he was writing poetry, privately and solemnly and published twelve collections. Worked silently with social causes. His scions, doctors and engineers are living in USA. He chose to live back in his beloved country and resides in Ajmer (INDIA) with his spouse Kanta running the Charitable Holistic Institute of SEWA MANDIR FOUNDATION. He can also be reached at kantasatish@gmail.com. 5-A ii, Mayoor Colony, Alwar Gate, Ajmer – 305007 INDIA Mobile +91 9829071468
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