Prabhakar Subramaniam


Dalmatian - Poem by Prabhakar Subramaniam

As night connects
The dots of shadows
The Dalmatian
On the neigbour's terrace
Tires of the bucket
That still keeps rolling around
From his assault,
Grabs the dead frond
In his jaws
Like he would game
And circles around the roof
Triumphantly as if from a hunt
Tires of it too
Starts chasing his tail
Keeps at it for a while
Before pausing near my wall,
Tail wagging, to watch me walk
Up and down, up and down
Wall to wall
Hoping to outwalk
Someone dogging my steps


Comments about Dalmatian by Prabhakar Subramaniam

  • Gold Star - 28,335 Points Akhtar Jawad (4/16/2015 9:28:00 AM)

    An impressive poem....................... (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Anamika Jalan (6/30/2013 8:49:00 AM)

    super poem
    great reading (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013


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