Rest in Peace, O Innocents!
The sun rose,
beaming its golden rays all about,
to wish yet another ‘Good Morning’
to the humanity.
But then there rose dark clouds above,
and the sun, as if on a sudden intuition,
withdrawing all its sunshine,
every single ray of light
plunged into some deep abyss,
vanishing, leaving behind horrifying darkness.
Sounds and sounds,
ear shattering gunshots,
punctuated by piercing shrieks of pain and death.
instantly followed by more shrieks,
seemingly an unceasing duel,
until the last, the very last breath left
in the vast pool or gory red stream
of blood of the innocents,
the cynosures of their doting mothers, proud fathers.
Stunned, shocked, deeply pained
the world helplessly watched,
hardly finding words to react at the horror,
what to say of act
to stop gross inhumanity
against kids and females
and all other innocents.
Rest in peace all the helpless victims
of the brazen harbingers of death!
We all mourn your traumatic end,
and pray to god
for courage to all those,
who born and brought you up
to lighten their homes, lives!
Prayer I think, seems
the only worthwhile reaction at the moment,
and a hope that the sun
would rise yet again, with its golden rays
beaming all around,
to make this world fit enough
to live, survive and flourish.