A Fruitless Effort

You can make thousands of rules
You can hold plenty of meetings
You can stage protests after protests
You can run many awareness compaigns
To eradicate evils from the society
But nothing will yield
As long as your intentions are malafide
And your mind is mortgaged.

by Mohammad Akmal Nazir

Comments (3)

One of the great truths of our time. Excellent poetry.
Oooh, sweet! Hard-hitting and to the point, cutting to the quick! Excellent! Wonderfully said! I like it!
nice, reflective poem. well written and well thought subject.