Indira Renganathan

Cry Of A Burial - Poem by Indira Renganathan

Petrol and diesel run faster
On two wheels and four wheels
Uproariously whirring and whirring and whirring
Dissonantly sounding and sounding and sounding
The road vibrates tremulously
So do I
Two leggeds spit
Four leggeds shit
The road is filthy
So feel I
And my temple road is doddering on to hell
So am I
They dig and dig and dig
On turns the electricity, telephones, drainage
Here, there, anywhere as they dare
The road is burried in itself
And it's crying.So am I from a pit
Help, help!

Comments about Cry Of A Burial by Indira Renganathan

  • (8/29/2009 10:31:00 PM)

    mother earth has truely hurt and plundered...we call it civilization and development..a cry from it...lovely representation (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (6/9/2009 5:16:00 AM)

    lovely piece composed...10 up. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, April 18, 2008

[Report Error]