Navtej Bharati


Goodbye Chavez


To millions in Venezuela their
sun set earlier today. Never
to rise tomorrow or the day after.

I stand here with them saying
final farewell.
Wipe your eyes my friends.
If stretched long goodbyes
become painful.
We have to fire up the hearth
and bake bread for dinner.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, March 06, 2013

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