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Dream of the monkeys

Sunil Bhatia 1971 (Allahabad)

It was around 7000 B.C.,
In a forest around the
Tropic of cancer, where
Civilization was yet to see dawn,

There lived some monkeys
With collective minds.

They had a series of dreams
And saw strange visions
Of the future where they had
Evolved.
They were dressed in similar looking clothes,
Carrying similar looking gadgets,
Flying on the ground and in the sky
In machines,
And were without tails.

The dream of the monkeys,
Showed jungles being cut
And their forefathers occupying their space,
In modern cages of wisdom.
There would be lesser monkeys around
As most had perished or forced
To change their ways
In the art for survival.

The monkeys woke up
As they have fallen asleep after a late playful night.

They picked up some bananas
It was lunchtime.

Centuries later,
The dream became true..
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Submitted by Suniil_Bhatia on August 26, 2014

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