Satish Verma

Gold Star - 53,919 Points (5-6-1935)

…… Of Humanity - Poem by Satish Verma

Do not knock out the water from the eyes,
each dropp is temple
each dropp is death.

Veins were becoming darker
friends disappeared overnight.
A family comes to squat on grass
to scrape the souls of forefathers.

I become puzzled of failed truths,
of guilty nasturtiums fashioned on graves
gathering the human failures.

The deeds and the theatrical prisons
of homes. Anguish and sorrow.
Learning - sucks the beautiful
scarves of splashed deceits.

Into the future you move,
glory or doom? No certain payments.
You have not forgotten the false commitments.

Comments about …… Of Humanity by Satish Verma

  • premji premji (1/9/2009 6:43:00 AM)

    sublime reality
    with sharp edges
    cutting the soul............

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  • (12/26/2008 10:11:00 PM)

    truth revealed very poetically= lovely-10 (Report)Reply

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  • (9/2/2008 10:15:00 PM)

    It is not the failed truths that should puzzle us. It is our belief in them.


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  • (10/16/2007 11:44:00 PM)

    Very strong & thought provoking Satish.

    I love the undertone of, 'spiritual warrior'.

    Thanks for sharing, Meriki*

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 30, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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