Saturday, 9 February 2019

Zero Tolerance For Misinformation

I could have kept mum just like the rest,
And allowed the liars to win the 'contest'.
They called it a 'war'; stooped low & went far.
They said- 'Everything is fair in love & war'.
I could have used my time for my personal gain,
Not 'waste' my resources & go through pain...
WOW: Blog Using The Words Could, Should & Would
But, I decided I should stand up for my state.
The truth has to be unveiled even though it's late.
Whenever there is misinformation & untruth reigns,
The truth should be unshackled from its chains.
Why for adopting responsibilities warriors aren't more?
Why no one from this camp shared my views before?

I understand I would have had more power in my hand,
Had I been born at least a century ago in my same land.
The moment I would have learned about their 'invention',
I'd have expressed my zero tolerance for misinformation.
Wrong information would never have found its way,
I would have promptly nipped the lie in the bud right away!
Logo of the Zero Tolerance Policy at Queen Mary University of London Student Union
It's said- 'Everything happens for a reason' here.
'Everything happens for one's own good' & cheer.
I am glad I acted selflessly & honestly & have no regret,
I passionately did my very best & have no reason to fret...
Pointless 'could have', 'should have', 'would have' debate!
'Actions speak louder than words'; action is great.

This post is a part of Write Over the Weekend, an initiative for Indian Bloggers by BlogAdda
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Also linking with dVerse & Poets United

Do you have zero tolerance for misinformation? Do you believe truth always wins?
Please share your views in the comments below.
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11 comments:

  1. Truth should be what leads us, not lies.

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  2. Oh this is beautifully evocative! I love this; "Everything happens for one's own good and cheer."

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  3. Always! Have to check and read other sources too.

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  4. "But I decided I should stand up for my state"--- Love the attitude. Actions indeed speak louder than words. Nice.

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  5. Nice poem.Zero tolerance for misinformation I welcome.

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  6. Nice take on the prompt,loved the poem.

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  7. Very well articulated. I do agree that we need to find out facts before passing out judgements. And sure everything happens for a reason. Awesome take on prompt.

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  8. Beautiful rhyming poem using the prompts. Enjoyed reading.

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