When all the paper money was gone with the wind

A fleeting flake of snow touched my nose

And my hazel green eyes blinked.

I opened my window and a swirl of snow flakes

Rushed in and all my paper money rushed out.


All my neighbors looked out awe-struck,

As paper money from huts and palaces

Were flying in the air like colorful kites.

Men of astounding knowledge and erudition

Remained dumb facing this inexorable situation.


In the Wudang mountain monastery,

A litany of prayers echoed in  the air,

The terminally ill rose from their beds

And the door of Noah’s Arch that

Had slammed shut opened again,

Offering a one way ticket to a parallel dimension.


Prior to this, Saudi Arabia had  severed ties with Iran,

The USA grumbled about Korea’s rocket launch,

International commerce had come to a halt,

An earth wobble caused by pushing and pulling

Of the north and south poles,

Volcanoes across the globe went ballistic,

Pushing out spectacular plumes of smoke.


Time and tide waits for none.

Money system had come to an end.

However, our queries were satisfactorily answered

By our inner feelings,leaving no doubts behind.

All men became brothers, most importantly equal.

A simple living and a high thinking was established.

The joy of living and the beauty of peace

Were felt across the globe

And man, made after the image of God

Ultimately became one with God.


pramila khadun



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About pramilakhadun

I am the holder of a Bsc degree in Food and Nutrition from S.N.D.T University,Pune,India.Have taught this subject in a private institution for almost thirty-five years.Currently, I am retired and travel alot with my husband Raj, daughters Dr Rajnee and Priyum and son Airline Captain.Had my first book of poetry published by Minerva press, London and other two in Mauritius.More coming soon.I love poetry and enjoy reading poems of poets across the world and I feel Destiny Poets is the right place for me.

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