P.P. Ramachandran

SEMANTICS - Poem by P.P. Ramachandran

An expansive continent
Lies in the word ‘ocean'.

The ‘cow' conceals
A prowling leopard.

Some words come
Sounding hooves.
Some claw into you.

Like the rocks that rise
From the sea
As waves recede,

Silence is the sense
That some words pronounce.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 15, 2018

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