Christian Eliab Ratnam

Rookie (27th March 1990 / Singapore)

A Broken Body! A Condemned Soul! - Poem by Christian Eliab Ratnam

In a wooden nest lies a body.
A body lies lifelessly there.
A bag of bones.
A memoir on woes.
A body lies lifelessly there.

In a sealed trunk lies a body.
A body lies lifelessly there.
A disguise of flesh.
A cover of sand.
A body lies lifelessly there.

In a funeral attraction lies a body.
A body lies lifelessly there.
A vulture's dinner.
A maggot's appetizer.
A body lies lifelessly there.

In a disposal case lies a body.
A body lies lifelessly there.
An expired vehicle.
A dried up lake.
A body lies lifelessly there.

Before the throne is present a soul.
A soul awaiting judgment there.
An amnesty avoider.
A mercy averter.
A soul burns permanently there.

Copyright © Christian Eliab Ratnam 2012
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED


Comments about A Broken Body! A Condemned Soul! by Christian Eliab Ratnam

  • (1/23/2008 3:13:00 AM)


    This is a good poem Christian sort of makes one think very well written (Report) Reply

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  • (2/22/2006 10:05:00 AM)


    I am loving this poem and the source of repition makes all the while more beautiful Great job.
    Love, Melissa
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 4, 2012


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