Suman Pokhrel

Freshman - 770 Points (September 21,1967 / Biratnagar, Nepal)

Every Morning

Poem by Suman Pokhrel

Every morning
I wake up with the news
of bloodshed.
I feel my body,
desperate to know whether
I'm still alive.

I express my thankfulness
to the only Saviour:
"Thank God,
my name isn't in the list of those
who died or were
killed yesterday! "

- Translated from Nepali by Manu Manjil
© Suman Pokhrel

Comments about Every Morning by Suman Pokhrel

  • Astha P (10/16/2017 10:22:00 PM)

    Brilliant poetry on contemporary issue of many countries. Wishing and praying peace for the people.(Report)Reply

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  • Babatunde AremuBabatunde Aremu (2/16/2013 11:22:00 PM)

    Nice poem. You have said it all. We are all endangered. Let; s keep praying for peace(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 16, 2013