Lament Poem by Pankajam Kottarath

Lament

Rating: 3.5


Sorrows deep rooted
lie damp
in bruised hearts
like my village soil
soaked for months in monsoon

Ghosts of hurts chasing rampant
neither melt in the sun
nor dissolve in the rains
as inorganic synthetics
Awfully abraded,
they fume and fret,
nudge day and night
The caricature
doesn't expose
scars caged within
and to unlock them
with an instant outburst
wait woefully
for a little kindred propinquity,
the litmus-test
for intensity of aches
If not any, stay unseen
for years and years.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Dave Walker 17 March 2012

A really great poem, like it. A fantastic write.

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Pheko Motaung 21 March 2012

A fabulous read! Well done uch and thank you very m

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Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar 12 April 2012

the simile in the first para touching deep the readers' mind.

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Diane Hine 02 May 2012

SkillfuI, intense and moving.

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Josephine Collett 03 May 2012

A beautiful read, so much truth in your stanzas. A subject I can relate to.

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Akhtar Jawad 04 May 2014

I have read chemistry although not much, I understood and appreciated your poem.

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Monica Choudhury 03 May 2014

very powerful. touches you moves you and reminds you of your own unresolved sorrows

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Prasanna Kumari 02 May 2014

very powerful like the sorrow and pain with unique expressions...

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Leslie Philibert 02 May 2014

Impressive indeed, like this too

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Anil Kumar Panda 02 May 2014

stay unseen for years and years...is very nice.liked it.

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