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Black Money

Sunil Bhatia 1971 (Allahabad)

Should I declare all my income
In the Voluntary Scheme?
Is it gonna help me anyways at all!
Is it gonna help the children
Playing naked in the Mall?
Is it gonna help the poor old man
In tatters outside the Movie Hall!
Is it gonna help us all
To get out of this Hell?
But most of all my friends
Will I be able ..to buy the new Opel!
Black Money..Don't take it all!
Black Money..why do I have to pay the toll!!
And then you shoot me with your questions
And all your Military Styles
Will you take me in the Navy
And will you keep me there for a while?
I hear Cannon Balls..
And there are Dying Men outside..
My Black Money is gonna keep me alive...
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Submitted by Suniil_Bhatia on November 25, 2016

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