Treasure Island

lalitha iyer

(7.6.1967 / Kochi, India)

When the Sun sets


When the sun sets
leaving darkness
as message
hopes sink
when it rains too
as the evening closes
you take to drinks
as something kills you
why does the night
reminds me every day
that life is dusk
and dawn is to pass
if dawn could pass
y dusk linger on
why sorrows weigh more
and joys settle less
why trust is less
and fear is growing more
When the Sun sets
blinding the sight
truths are lost
and hearts are broken
Nights curve in
with sleeps and lusts
yet, darkness to rest
mind filled with unrest.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 04, 2009

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