Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

Dying Live Here


We are dying
Only dying live here
And these days are
Not remaining the same
For ever.

No pleasure
No self-satisfaction
No civility.

I am waiting
For the last breath
I am prepared with shroud
I am with pall bearers
Cremation place is ready
Wood for cremation is ready
I am waiting
For the last breath.

Nothing to do
Everything to see
Everybody to bear.

Submitted: Sunday, May 12, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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