The Anna Hazare

I support Anna Hazare, but my support is limited to the television, or while discussing corruption among friends. This poem was written for Inter-House creative writing competition selection, where the topic was given.

A Gandhian cap on head
Rounded spectacles for sight
Simplicity encrypted on face
Fighting Anna Hazare
All adorn in white

With death in his mouth
Served the nation for years 14*
And still serving defying all odds
Turned 74, and still so keen

When, in the golden bird’s nest**
was laid the corruption fed eggs
To save the nest, came a messiah
We called this leader, a brother
We called him Anna

White were their collars
But pure were his thoughts
They used to elocute their leadership
When he explained, a leader means what.

 *Anna served in the Indian Army for 14 years.
**Golden Bird – India


About Chetan

A twenty year old infant who fears if crows may shit on him or if Bengali aunties' umbrellas may prick him in the eye. He is currently waiting for Mamata Banerjee to leave Kolkata.

Posted on October 2, 2011, in Bloctober, February Compositions., People and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. hindi mein anna hazzare vala poem kaha he?


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