sree Jothi

A Grave Evening

The dim cloudy evening
Pregnant with inexpressible emotions
The postman delivering parcels of past
Perhaps mummified memories
Dug into the bowels of death.

The emotions amorphous
Take shape and demand conformity
The retiring sun mischievously triggers
The sensitive breeze,
Transforms colours of the earth
Calling back the dim days.

The Home tuned cattle,
And the calm flowing river,
The silence of secrecy
Conspire to breathe life into
Emotions, safely strangled
And buried beyond retrieval.

Mind and soul churned together
In the grinder of time.
The thought beaten to pulp
The deceit counselling truth
The soul spread for post mortem
The moment life envies death!

Submitted: Monday, August 19, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Grave Evening by sree Jothi )

Enter the verification code :

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/19/2013 12:26:00 PM)

    The soul spread for post mortem. The moment life envies death.
    Great write and Good message. Loved it. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley Updates

New Poems

  1. An Exotic Song, Kawa Karpo
  2. Worshiping with Deer, Bill Grace
  3. Serves Right, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  4. To My Best Enemy, Electric Lady
  5. Thy life, binod bastola
  6. Never Give Up, Sandra Feldman
  7. To a Muslim Assalam to a Hindu Ram Ram, Akhtar Jawad
  8. Enchanted Evening, The Princess
  9. Into The Past, Randy McClave
  10. Got The Feeling, Arthur Moore

Poem of the Day

poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

We are as clouds that veil the midnight moon;
How restlessly they speed, and gleam, and quiver,
Streaking the darkness radiantly!--yet soon
...... Read complete »


Modern Poem

poet Jessie Mackay

[Hata Bildir]