Democracy is a right
everything else is might
we are the largest democracy
we have no place for theocracy
but yes for religion
that, by now is legion
we break it up into clones
with fueled drones
after all in our bio chemistry
there is myth and surgery
dissection and vivisection
but after the bits fall
there is nothing left to overhaul

Ananya S Guha lives in Shillong in North East India. He has been writing and publishing poetry for the last thirty years, and his poetry has appeared in numerous online publications. He holds a doctoral on the novels of William Golding and currently is a senior academic in India's Indira Gandhi National Open University. Read other articles by Ananya S..