(9 -21 / Thrissur (Kerala) / Vijayawada (A.P) , India)

New Crucifixions - Poem by M.D DINESH NAIR

They bring new crosses of dark wood
And begin to crucify our three brothers.
Three nails on each,
Just three shrieks from each mouth and
Three small tear drops falling apart.

Three minutes of crucifixion melt out
The sky remains white,
The sun fades not,
And the curtains of the shrines tear not.
Lamentations cease and three days of agony await.
But no resurrections ever afterwards!

Across the streams of innocence
A floating raft emerges now
And time writes its lyric of salvation
Across the sky of expectations once more!
Will these crosses become firewood once?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A poem on a new type of execution

Comments about New Crucifixions by M.D DINESH NAIR

  • (8/31/2012 9:05:00 AM)

    We all burn our crosses, whenever we forget our brethren who labour in hunger and pain (Report) Reply

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  • Valsa George (8/17/2012 3:55:00 AM)

    Yes, new crucifixions do not bring resurrection and time writes the lyric of salvation! Great poetry ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das (8/16/2012 7:01:00 AM)

    Really, it's a lyric of salvation. I'm speechless.This poem is fabricated very carefully.Kudos! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 16, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 16, 2012

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