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To the Living Martyr Prof. G.N. Saibaba  

by Gurpreet Singh , 22 Jul 2020

You can certainly make me crawl 

by taking away my crutches 

you can sleep with an ease 

by leaving me unattended in my cell 

you can deny me the right to possess 

a piece of paper or pencil 

you have every power to censor my letters 

and insulate me from the outside world 

but you will never be able to stop me 

from dreaming for a just society 

you cannot lock up my liberated mind 

which will keep on flying high in the skies 

what can you do with a thinking head 

that will never bow before you 

polio could only cripple my body 

but not my soul 

 

***

To the Living Martyr Prof. G.N. Saibaba  

You can certainly make me crawl 

by taking away my crutches 

you can sleep with an ease 

by leaving me unattended in my cell 

you can deny me the right to possess 

a piece of paper or pencil 

you have every power to censor my letters 

and insulate me from the outside world 

but you will never be able to stop me 

from dreaming for a just society 

you cannot lock up my liberated mind 

which will keep on flying high in the skies 

what can you do with a thinking head 

that will never bow before you 

polio could only cripple my body 

but not my soul 

 

***

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