Ten minutes of Darkness
A minute ode to the sins we commit
By living both ways, right and illicit.
Our sense uncommon, like the candle lit
Another minute, for our awareness of it.
Wounding a mother, who keeps us fit
A planet, a home - another minute to think of it.
An effort to save her, who could really use it.
For the next five minutes, we can surely do it
For also, comforting in her arms and
in the shade of her trees,
We owe this to her, a debt we cannot solicit
A payback of grace, a token of appreciation
An expression of care - for all of it.
Another minute to add, for an oath of righteousness towards it.
Let's be one as a nation, against this wrath of nature,
One for a goal, one as a heart,
Let's be one as Indians for just 9 minutes of it.