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Updated on October 25, 2015

Rock carving


Historical remains,
speak of grandeur.

of times, when art was life,
life was all about art.

it ruled the rulers,
rulers were promoters.

But, expansionism demeaned pluralism,
greed replaced grandeur.

those who are, greedy,
destroy artistic history.

Art is an urge,
should never be purged.

past present or future,
It is humanities true saviour.

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      Hari Prasad S 

      3 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks chitrangada ji. We must be proud of the mind blowing art of our country and best way to preserve it to go and visit it. Tourism helps.

      - hari

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      3 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Very true and I agree with you.

      Like every Indian, I am so proud of our ancient sculptures, art and architecture heritage. These are precious, and should always remain so.

      Thanks for sharing this important message through your poem.

    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      20 months ago from Bangalore

      Thank you. Vishnu sir. True.

      - hari

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      Vishnu 

      2 years ago

      Art is a matter of heart!

    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      2 years ago from Bangalore

      Thanks devika. U have made my day with reading and commenting on so many of my poems.

      - hari

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      Devika Primić 

      2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      I like reading your work. In every poem there is a great message or lesson.

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      Surabhi Kaura 

      2 years ago

      Yes, I sure will. I am a fan of photography and historical places. He he. Beautiful pics and poem!

    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      2 years ago from Bangalore

      Thanks maninita, that is from india @ place called badami, bijapur. which has cave carving and 2nd biggest dome in the world respectively. must visit.

      - hari

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      manatita44 

      2 years ago from london

      Indeed! And so is your poetry, Bro, a saviour also. Art is sublime! Have you been to Machu Pichu or Ankwor Watt? Great Poetry!

    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      2 years ago from Bangalore

      Thanks surabhi. Just visited few historical places in karnataka, saw the grandeur and made me write.

      (You must visit Hampi, badami, pattadkal, bijapur next time you are around).

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      Surabhi Kaura 

      2 years ago

      Hari, your poetries are filled with lessons, especially the concluding lines. Bravo... this is a unique one. Carry on... my friend!

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