Sukanta Mohapatra

Serial Killer - Poem by Sukanta Mohapatra

I just tolerated
When beautiful women
In designer sarees invaded
Our living room..
…Women who wore
Glittering ornaments
And talked nothing but
Brides and bridegrooms…

My logic hid
When witches chanted mantras
Kid ghosts ran helter-skelter
When a lady turned Into a snake
And I secretly wished
For a snake charmer….

I turned my ears deaf
When everybody
Discussed about Sasural of Simar
And hid my envy
When my wife eulogized
That dancing star Amar..

But this is too much
Actor killed last week’s episode
Came alive now, thanks to the director
Enough is enough
Hand me over the remote
I want to be a serial killer…

© Sukanta Mohapatra

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Comments about Serial Killer by Sukanta Mohapatra

  • Kelly Kurt (9/28/2015 1:09:00 PM)

    A well written, fun poem, Sukanta. Thanks (Report) Reply

    Sukanta Mohapatra (10/1/2015 12:12:00 AM)

    Thanks so much Kelly Kurt for your appreciation

    Sukanta Mohapatra (10/1/2015 12:11:00 AM)

    Thanks Kelly for your appreciation

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  • Shrada Rai (9/28/2015 12:46:00 PM)

    i love this. i feel the same. (Report) Reply

    Sukanta Mohapatra (10/1/2015 12:13:00 AM)

    Thanks for your appreciation

    Sukanta Mohapatra (10/1/2015 12:12:00 AM)

    Thanks for your appreciation Shrada Rai

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 28, 2015

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