When I question why
a public bus over speeds
or cars and trucks park wrongly
most simply stare... Read more

When I ask why
a municipal water pipe leaks
for years without repair
or garbage lies everywhere
people hardly care

Dysfunctional traffic lights
hol(e)y roads, uneven side walks
open drains even during rains
callous government schools and hospitals
eve teasers, tree cutters, road blockers
My complaints cause flares

I am imperfect too
But rarely at another's expense
So I will question why
Until from the earth I fly...

Humbly dedicated to all those who protest singly, bravely, relentlessly

Pushpa Achanta - CNS