Rivers

Rivers

Some of the rivers here are rude
Poisonous, stinking, diesel-filled veins
This water will need serious treatment
Before it gets back to the mains

I compare the rivers to my veins
And this place is unfit
It’s been smoking too much
Eating too much shit

Late night cheese and drugs
Skipping the gym
This place is heading for a heart attack
It used to be slim

OK, this is getting more about me now
My point is that India needs to see how
It can find bins for plastic, learn to recycle
Because this river situation is taking the Michael

image:  taken from a bridge off a train going over a bridge between Chennai and Pondicherry.  Though bear in mind this is actually not that bad compared to some and they STINK!

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