Treasure Island

Satish Verma

(5-6-1935)

Disaster


The cult, the─
rape were also in play,
when Icarus flew out of Crete.

Carrying the sky
on your shoulders when
you were burning.

After visitation
I will write a poem
on the triumph of failure.

The dialect of body
will tear down the bed
unlearning the love.

Whom would─
you believe in distress
unforgiving the sword.

Submitted: Monday, March 03, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 03, 2014

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