Varghese J Kuttikat


Reduce Me to Dust


Reflected light salutes its source awesome
Mirrors images that placates even the fastidious
Vanity fuels vanity, a frenzied waltz
Puts the entire throng in a strain extravagant
Limits recede, “ How far would you dare
O Man? “ – God asks with a mischievous glint yet with a certain cheer
“O Lord! You launched me on the orbit for your sport
Did you conspire for my doom in fire unrelenting?
Anyway, I offer salutations to you, because
You grudgingly granted me the privilege of this much advance
Now reduce me to dust and consign me to gloom eternal

Submitted: Saturday, February 01, 2014

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