Seema Jayaraman

Gold Star - 14,440 Points (24 Aug / Mumbai)

Not Today - Poem by Seema Jayaraman

No my friend, your wait is on
I am yet to give you the baton
The race for the score is on
I saw you looping pole vaults
Several contenders you trashed on
From far you leapt and bound
Nicking my rear almost not yet
The glint in your eyes, I caught
Stealth sheathed your nudity belied
Your gaze on the pinnacle fixed
I know not your tricks
But this is not the day,
Not the baton today I concede
The stage I choose not to share
I know the fortress will collapse
The seige the onslaught held off, so far
But not today, today I stand
Smiling alone in my hall of fame
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Seema Jayaraman, Mumbai,17Nov2015

Topic(s) of this poem: poet

Form: Free Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Veiled.. The hilarious chase on PH

Comments about Not Today by Seema Jayaraman

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/17/2015 11:54:00 AM)

    Superb, A feel of a poet is well explored....Nicely written poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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