Treasure Island

Satish Verma

(5-6-1935)

AMBULATING PAIN


A candid confession from you,
when your identity started protruding
from innocent rage.
You were accepting defeat
without a fight.

The lips tell the grief of human failure,
your prudence propped up
by Prozac.
A beautiful collection of anxieties
adorned on the shelf of life.

A cruise in veins
to dispel the high cholesterol
dewy-eyed mirror
and ambulating pain.

Submitted: Saturday, October 13, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 16, 2011
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  • Goldy Locks (10/14/2007 12:30:00 AM)

    Some solid lines in here. Work on the development, the cohesion. best care, sjg (Report) Reply

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