By Dolly Singh.
They stand by the barbed wire Spines of steel, firm resolves. They are awake! In body and mind, while the complacent nation sleeps. Soon the dawn will break They will rest their arms, And put their weary heads down.
And, the nation will be awake Alas! Not rise. For, the nation will slumber On the debris Of a dead constitution Yes, they will sleep while the Democracy lay asunder!
Some more, at the other end, Walk briskly Along the corridors of power Starched whites Belie the red that runs in the arrogant veins Eager to rule Unmindful of the oath That promised to serve