Pradeep Dhavakumar

Rookie (August 27th,1979 / India)

Karna - His First Night On Earth - Poem by Pradeep Dhavakumar

His first night on earth
was not the usual bore:
Lying close to mother,
inside a stuffy, closed room,
on an immobile, used bed,
breathing her spent breath
and showing the onlooker
the meaning of - helplessness.

Instead his first night was:
Miles away from humans,
alone under far-away suns,
speeding in a never-slept basket,
over tongues of a big hungry river,
inhaling her cool untouched breath;
And showing the motherless moon
the meaning of - fearlessness.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 6, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, August 23, 2010

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