Putholi Arumugham T

Books Are Whores - Poem by Putholi Arumugham T

Books are whores.
They lure you by their looks,
Bewitch you by their words,
Seal your senses to escape midway.
Hold you upright till all parts are covered,
Makes you palpitate during climax,
In the end, they leave you with just -
exhaustion, depression and guilt.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

I get tempted by any book with substance. Every book makes me read it full on one go. However once I end up reading it, invariably I get a guilt about my writing aspirations. Leads me to depression about what I do now half heartedly: (

Comments about Books Are Whores by Putholi Arumugham T

  • Gold Star - 11,700 Points Hazel Durham (5/8/2013 7:24:00 AM)

    I love this poem, we do get hooked by books specially if there well written, no need for you to get depressed your writing is excellent! (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,413 Points Ace Of Black Hearts (5/7/2013 2:52:00 PM)

    If books are the whores, then knowledge is the baby that is accidentally born. Cheers to such a fabulous poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Suzaku Vaneko (5/7/2013 2:43:00 PM)

    Wow! Amazing! Truly an interesting write! I love it! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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