Ram Krishna Singh

Freshman - 745 Points (31 December 1950 / Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Leeches - Poem by Ram Krishna Singh

At the end of the day
when I look back and see
my knowledge and insight
rusting with ageing colleagues
I pity my age and wish
to give up; I can't change
the means and ends frustrate
the will to work any more

I want to rest now burying
ambitions and achievements
that ache the soul and make
empty sounds in the hollow
of a hallowed pond long doomed
for marrying self-indulgent
elites and idiots
sucking generations

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 19, 2005



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