Gajanan Mishra

Gold Star - 248,350 Points (3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

He Hanged Himself - Poem by Gajanan Mishra

He hanged himself,
With the help of
Electric wire due to
Inadequate rainfall.

He consumed
Pesticide after
His wife
Deserted him.

Topic(s) of this poem: death

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Men are not so weak,
I know it
From the very beginning.

Comments about He Hanged Himself by Gajanan Mishra

  • Seema Jayaraman (11/1/2015 10:28:00 AM)

    I guess this poem is a sad reflection of our country's farmers and their plight.. where rains have failed for many consecutive years and many are forced to the path of suicide.. (Report) Reply

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  • Brian Mayo (10/31/2015 10:47:00 PM)

    Your poem started out so strong... but the third section fizzled.
    Maybe take it in a different direction....
    Something about the Devil, or next year's bumper crop, or how you stripped the wire from the man's neck so you could fix your kitchen light.. Make me feel something.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 31, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 1, 2015

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