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No More War, Please

No More War, Please

written by: Tandra Mishra


Blood, bayonets, broken bodies,
Bodies mutilated, torn, separated
Wounded severely welcome deaths
Houses burnt, children orphaned.

Helpless pregnant mothers standing,
Breaking the dreams of new mothers
Without doctors, without treatment, systems ignoring,
How can she expect a safe generation?

Standing the woman beside the door,
With a lovely heart, with fanciful imagination,
For her lover, waiting more and more,
Almost losing consciousness now, hearing the destruction.

Unaware is the face of that girlchild
Who recently in a strange war, lost her father,
Now come at the hands of a cruel world.
No one is there to take care, no one to stand by her.

Stop this cruel game, stop this drama.
This world is for everyone, every child, every woman.
Why is it so hard to hold talks to keep the panorama?
Where go the voices? Where goes the pen?

Why are the bullets and bayonets seen only?
Don’t break,
Don’t break the soft, gentle earth, don’t break the dreams of many.
Before touching the bayonets, remember the faces of the innocents.
Remember the unborn who, in the womb, now breathe.

Tandra Mishra

Tandra Mishra

Tandra Mishra is a poetess from West Bengal, eastern part of India. She is an honours graduate and post graduate in English. She studied American literature and British poetry. She writes poems since her childhood. She got her national certificate for the first time from Delhi in 2005. Her many poems have been published in online websites and print magazines and anthologies. She is a published author now. Her first poetry book's title is 'Oh Father!' She writes on social issues, specially about women empowerment. She has participated in world peace summit held in Nigeria as an ambassador of peace from India. Her literary works have been published many times in Turkey, England etc. She has been recognised as 'Global Poet' by the eminent poets' forum, 'Global Poets And Poetry'. And she has been awarded many times for writing poetry on peace. Her ironical and satirical works evoke of peace and a better, corruption free society. Her writings evoke to make a better country where everyone can live very peacefully and amiably.
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