Let there be a war

Let there be a war.
At least you know
Who the enemies are.

Else in peaceful times,
Compatriots commit
Worse than war crimes,

Not even batting an eye.
Whataboutery defending them
Against the shaming cry.

Who do you even fight,
When the angels of last evening
Blow out this morning’s light?

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About Jaya

Jaya Jha is an entrepreneur, a techie, a writer and a poet. She was born and brought up in various towns of Bihar and Jharkhand. A graduate of IIT Kanpur and IIM Lucknow, she realized early on that the corporate world was not her cup of tea. In 2008, she started Pothi.com, one of the first print-on-demand publishing platform in India. She currently lives in Bangalore and divides her time between writing and working on her company's latest product InstaScribe (http://instascribe.com) with a vision to make it the best e-book creation tool. Blog: https://jayajha.wordpress.com Twitter: @jayajha Facebook: http://facebook.com/MovingOnTheBook

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