The Unanswered Question

When times betray,
When commands fail,
When Man questions
Man’s integrity,
When man succumbs,
When man gives up
When man gives away…

Who will save the
Who will save the
Who will save the

Sacrificial lambs?
Man himself?

Man has the answer!

• Part 2 of a trilogy of poems on Man.

• See Part 1 here

Pranab Ghosh is a journalist, writer, poet, translator and blogger. His blog is “Existential Problems”. His poems and prose have been published by several on=line publications including Dissident Voice, Spillwords, The Piker Press, Setu Magazine, Pangolin Review, Visual Verse, etc. Pranab has coauthored a book of poems, titled Air & Age; a translation of a book of Bengali short stories, “Bougainvillea and Other Stories” (English translation title). His second book of poems and first solo book, “Soul Searching and Other Poems” (2017), was published by Scarlet Leaf Publishing, Toronto. His second collection of poems, “Vision of the World and Other Poems”, was published by in November 2020. Read other articles by Pranab.