The Racing World

POETRY FORMAT, 13 Dec 2021

Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service

All types of racing events take place
It could be a cycle race for students
Cycle fast and you may win the race

The opposite cycle event is also possible :
Cycle slowly, don’t touch your feet on the ground
This cyclist can win the slow cycle round

We are also familiar with horse racing in a special  race course
People have placed large monetary bets on the winning horse
People clap and shout and win big prizes if their horse wins
The winning horse gets photographed like a celebrity

Another event is typing on one’s laptop
Participants are asked to type a document
The winner obviously is the person who finishes earliest
Marks deducted for spelling errors, prevent you to be the first

Today a new type of race is being proposed
Send most messages  by your smartphone
What type of messages or trolls is not suggested
Win and get another expensive smartphone

Well, well, I obviously cannot think of winning here
But I waste a lot my time erasing stupid messages

Hope this poem I am writing is not considered stupid.


Dr Ravi P Bhatia is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace Development Environment, an educationist, Gandhian scholar and peace researcher. Retired professor, Delhi University. His new book, A Garland of Ideas—Gandhian, Religious, Educational, Environmental was published recently in Delhi.



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