Saturday, August 30, 2008

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A cold wind passed,
My expanding thoughts-
Solidifying water
Cracked my skull.

Thorns prick,
Penetrate
Deeper
And deeper.
They crowd
On all sides.

The fire
Sadistic
Licks my flesh.

The waves push me to mock
As I sink slowly.

I struggle to take another breathe,
Can I....

(This poem was written by me many years ago but I recently made some changes to it.)

6 comments:

RiverSoul said...

How wonderfully Written!!!
The pain is portrayed with a necessary pinch of harsh reality.
Well Done LAHIRI!!
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Art and Poetry said...

It's a good poem not a very happy one though. It is a good idea to change things, I do it all the time with my paintings.

shinjini sircar said...

its a very beautiful poem....

Chaggoholic.... said...

Beautiful poem on dying many times each time a different way. Grt very nice....

kouji said...

lovely. :) i especially like how it ends.

Deva said...

Cold and hot, solid and piercing, fire and water in vivid justapositions evoke powerful images.