Pradeep Dhavakumar

Rookie (August 27th,1979 / India)

Antipodes Of A Floating Feather - Poem by Pradeep Dhavakumar

Like an infant gently handed
from one maiden to another,
slow and soft it descends,
soothing every eye that sees.

White and soft and silent;
A young Buddha in flight;
A virgin slice of paper:
A floating petal of Peace?

Minutes before, it dangled,
on a screaming dove's bod,
being severed and scattered
by a potent claw of a Hawk.

Torn, orphaned and banished;
An unknown child in coma;
A poem stripped of words:
A floating wound of War?


Comments about Antipodes Of A Floating Feather by Pradeep Dhavakumar

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (10/6/2008 5:40:00 AM)


    10 for this lovely poem with nice metaphor. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/3/2006 6:58:00 AM)


    A wonderful read, imagery outstanding. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010


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