Akshaya Pawasker


World Of Darkness


As a purple blanket unfurls,
time comes to standstill,
with languidly waning,
golden arc upon the hill.

lengthening of shadows,
presaging sinister night,
baleful echoes of sorrow,
pervading bedimmed lights.

In the precincts of darkness,
where the living quails,
resurrects the world of dead,
like eternally sleeping snails.
.
Epitaphs gathering dust,
as the tears finally go dry.
Memories seem to rust,
as the sands of time slip by.

Lifeless bodies grinning,
rejoicing freedom of soul,
or grimacing with seering pain,
of emotions going cold.

Withering away corpse,
with remnants of only bones
Is this life after death,
verily for the sins to atone?

Submitted: Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 29, 2013

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  • Silver Star - 3,321 Points Patricia Grantham (8/23/2013 7:20:00 AM)

    An excellent poem about the world of darkness. Such an in depth
    write about death a subject that most people find very hard to write about. You
    covered this subject very well my friend. Truly a good write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,595 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/17/2013 8:34:00 PM)

    Is this life after death, ..nice poem...10

    lovely question and quest
    so try your level best
    to serve mankind and excel
    feel so proud and earn well (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 43 Points Adheez Van Der Beanthz (8/17/2013 2:51:00 AM)

    nice imagery for a good poem

    Withering away corpse,
    with remnants of only bones
    Is this life after death,
    verily for the sins to atone?
    love this stanzas, for me so meaningful
    thanks for sharing and i invite you read mine (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Aswath Raman (8/17/2013 2:47:00 AM)

    This is a great poem Ma'am! Beautiful words and very creative lines.. I vote 10 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,545 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/12/2013 12:56:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem Akshaya. Only bones left with no soul on it...after death....loved reading it... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,924 Points Khairul Ahsan (8/10/2013 11:39:00 PM)

    Epitaphs gathering dust,
    as the tears finally go dry.
    Memories seem to rust,
    as the sands of time slip by.
    Nice imagery. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,639 Points Dave Walker (8/9/2013 9:43:00 AM)

    Like it, a great dark poem, the souls will live on. (Report) Reply

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