amitav mazumdar


amdist a war


Long gasps strewn all over
After the war,
Oh my dear! Clung to me
I'm in fear

The shell brings fire
Guts spilled out
My enemy lurks
everywhere
to dance
and cheer.

My fingers ache
My eyes shook
A giant cloud
Envelope
My son
And my daughter

We're in fear
an owl cries faraway
the dead stinks
in the mud
in the water.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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a war is inevitable happens always in any part of the world inhabitated by the people and animals

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