(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Desire’s Deserving

Does the lion deserve the bison
That he chased and consumed?
Does the man deserve the woman
That he chased and consumed?
Are they criminals? Must they be
Punished? Desire does not care
If it deserves what it desires.

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The poem puts across the situation in right perspective with very valid questions asked. Thanks for sharing a thought provoking poem.