Prayag Saikia

Pigeon For The Sky - Poem by Prayag Saikia

The granite king is dead.

An upheaval,
after the age-old silence.

From the prison-diary of a bard,
here we liberate
a flock of pigeons.

Peace will soothe the sky.

If there are clouds,
there will be rifts for rain

My earth (!)
for a garden of roses
we keep mum,
for a shower of heaven
we hide our tears.

Time demolishes
the fear of the ogre.
We sing the song of the human bard
with pigeons,
with roses.

Topic(s) of this poem: freedom

Form: Blank Verse

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 26, 2018

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