First they came for the corner shops
And I did not speak out
Because I was not a shopkeeper

Then they came for the taxis
And I did not speak out
Because I was not a taxi driver

Next they came for travel agencies And I did not speak out
Because I was not a travel agent

Then they came for food producers
And I did not speak out
Because I was not a farmer

Then they all came for my livelihood
I screamed for help, but am told
My voice, was auctioned and sold…

Satya Sagar is a journalist who can be reached at sagarnama@gmail.com


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