Treasure Island

Samanyan Lakshminarayanan


a dead snake


i shared my love and relationship
just some time back...are
standing around me beating me
i am twice dead now
the first when i became a snake
from human
the second when as a snake i was beaten to death
by this inhuman
i did prove i never had any venom even
even then....
i wonder why
these people are
standing around me and beating me
a dead snake

Submitted: Saturday, February 06, 2010
Edited: Saturday, February 27, 2010

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  • Patti Masterman (2/17/2010 8:54:00 AM)

    I enjoyed Kesav's comment. I think people stand around and beat a dead
    snake because they are cowards, and a dead snake has much less capacity to terrorize anymore. (Report) Reply

  • Kesav Easwaran (2/11/2010 11:36:00 PM)

    people accept others as they find them...nobody is bothered to find out truth...and people always enjoy in beating a helpless being...the real venomous sadistic side of humanity
    a write very much poignant...truth spitting (Report) Reply

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