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Poem: Are you still our comrade?

Posted by enaadoug1982 on September 20, 2011

Dil Sahni, is a renowned writer, professor, and Maoist sympathizer in Nepal. He works as the coordinator of the M.A. English Department at Butwal Multiple Campus, Nepal. 

This poem was first published by Winter Has Its End, which is offering a series of poems by revolutionaries in Nepal.


by Dil Sahni

When you were in the street
You spoke revolution

When you were in the slums
You spoke liberation

When you were with the people
Like the fish in the water

You spoke Marxism
You spoke Leninism
You spoke Maoism
You spoke so much
Socialism and Communism
And what not

But now Comrade!
When you are in the chair
You do not hear
What the street would say to you

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