No Country for hatred


i was asking myself a question,
while washing my hands
in the red river!
is this your country?
is this for what you
called it a country?


a white crane appeared
on the other side of the river
and asked me 10 questions,
i have to answer Yes/No.
if i am No to one,
i lose and an exile!
if i win, i am the citizen
of a country called hatred!

You support war?
You support death penalty?
You support political killing?
Is your belief superior?
need more money?
are you smarter?
like weapons?
you hate?

I saved myself?

~Sanal Kumar Sasidharan