Surendra Negi


she


through the paddy fields,
on a rainy day;
walking among the poodles:
across the moor, she blows away.

reddened face, through exertion,
she looked like something;
with hands on her hips,
gazes the sky, holding the drowning sun.

an occasional breeze, had flown her tresses,
across the face, enveloped in perspiration;
as she sways, hither and thither: unstable,
trying again and again to cover more ground.

her dingy stockings, gave an impression,
she was in a hurry,
to meet somebody, who laid;
inside the ground, buried: deep and dead.

a promise was to be kept,
as divine as her pure love,
an unkempt, unfulfilled blessing,
to be happy in sorrow's abode.

Submitted: Monday, September 22, 2014
Edited: Sunday, October 05, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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Comments about this poem (she by Surendra Negi )

  • Rookie - 163 Points Prasanna Kumari (9/23/2014 7:42:00 AM)

    such a beautiful poem with so much pain and suffering on her staggering steps...thank you for writing it with so much emotional appeal... (Report) Reply

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