Thursday, 27 March 2014

Rhyme of all Dead Men

I hear the rustle of seas beneath,
Obvious noises of dead men weep,
The struggle of life in sultry heat,
And creeping vacuum amidst bleak.

Silver linings never do shine,
In a life below rock-bed's reign,
Yet shadows of dark and sultry tales,
Haunt the Earth and cult a way.

If the dead come back in revenge and rage,
Their target is never the hateful saint,
But the world who buried their lives,
In the Earth, terrible and black!

9 comments:

  1. Whew, strong imagery here. The idea of the dead coming back, especially if they come in revenge, is haunting!

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  2. i can feel the sigh of the oppressed...one day they will rise surely and make the silver linings shine....well crafted Anand...

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  3. yikes...that last bit....the world or culture does tend to tuck
    away those gone, out of sight out of mind...
    def a strong feel behind this one...

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  4. You have written a dark and powerful poem, Anand. Great use of haunting imagery! How sad if "Silver linings never do shine".

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  5. This poem is as haunting as the ghosts you speak of.......powerful write, Anand!

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  6. Positive images - missing in here, but when we talk about it, the hope takes its sip. ~ powerful poem!

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  7. Yikes! Interesting picture. I agree with Humbird. Powerful!
    ZQ

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