Naveed Akram

Silver Star - 3,973 Points (15 December 1973 / London, England)

Sweet Burden


The sweet burden is immense,
For frowning clarity erupts from here,
So that this telling is stated with tongues
Of humankind, fruitful with fists blindly following.
The sweetness of this day exactly matches
The sweetness of a night in slaughter.
Dealing with the running men
Feels for itself, living a lie with most who cost.
Then frown more that the days run past,
Summoning a gold-plated eagle
Unearthing a ready relic of blueness.
The blue ones shine, like jewels of the night,
Black nourishes us with its taint.

Submitted: Friday, November 29, 2013
Edited: Saturday, November 30, 2013

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