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Contrasting Reality

Smell of corpse
Half burnt and undisposed
Dead and deceased
Ashes strewn all over
Dissolved in flowing water
Of river Ganges calm and collected
Bodies in flaming pyres
Ever burning in one ghat
Sacred prayers in another
Mystical aroma filling everywhere
Saints in saffron clothing
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Farah Ilyas 31 May 2013
A beautiful poem indeed..enjoyed while reading
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Kaila George 09 April 2013
Wow sounds amazing really it does...I find it intreging...really do
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Adheez Van Der Beanthz 18 December 2012
nice poem, the words flow beautifully i invite u read mine n comment.. thankz
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John Thorkild Ellison 06 December 2012
Thank you for drawing my attantion to this fine poem which is vivid, moving and also educational! ! Good luck, John.
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isam Abdelrahman 01 December 2012
Authentic Indian scenes as seen in Indian films displayed adroitly in this nice piece of poem.congrats
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Michael Silver 18 November 2012
Wow. Reverant yet terriffying. Very good use of imagry
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Nader Baheri 13 November 2012
nicely penned.the vision of a city.marvelous and terrific. tnx for invitation
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Niken Kusuma Wardani 13 November 2012
Good Poem that brought the image to be seen by the reader
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Anthony Han 13 November 2012
Good write, enjoyed it, do keep going!
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Chandra Thiagarajan 07 October 2012
A beautiful poem well describing the contrasting reality of the Divine City Varanasi.The imagery is brought out before ones eyes. Thanks for sharing.Best wishes. Chandra Thiagarajan
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