Kathup Tsering

Rookie (1979 / Northern estern Tibet)

In this life I saw


a man
devoid of limps
lying on the ground
a headless horse
its hair bristled
for fear of the wind
in this life I saw.

a soldier
dead in the battlefield
a broken gun upon his head
a gun
that fell him down
in this life I saw.

a child
struggled across the snow-mountains
left his parent back home
over the snowy pass
he lost his toes
in this life I saw

Submitted: Saturday, May 27, 2006

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Comments about this poem (In this life I saw by Kathup Tsering )

  • Rookie - 203 Points Palas Kumar Ray (9/18/2008 6:49:00 AM)

    Life is ugly too and for some ugly for ever.
    Let us not forget to dream beautiful life. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (3/23/2008 7:52:00 AM)

    life is beautiful........and ugly......... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Brian Dorn (5/27/2006 11:54:00 AM)

    Kathup, you've exposed very tortuous and troubled images, sights that should never be seen by anyone... difficult to even comprehend by most of the world.
    Brian (Report) Reply

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