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Poems about war in general and US war on terrorism in particular.
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HUMAN RIGHTS
HUMAN RIGHTS



Universal human rights,
Oh, what a euphemism!
I view this appellation
With lot of cynicism.

Those who preach the human rights
Are the worst offenders.
They send, to kill civilians,
Their marines and bombers.

In the Abu Ghraib prison
Dogs pounce on prisoners,
Naked and pulled by a leash
By young female soldiers!

A sovereign country is
Attacked illegally,
Its Prez killed by one whose acts
Are done criminally!

What an irony that the
Human rights champion
Has put all the sacred rights
In dark oblivion!



* Written in abcb, 7-6-7-6 format.

* Written for the Universal Human Rights Day, 10 December 2006



M C Gupta
5 November 2006
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