Veteran Poet - 1,108 Points (7TH OCTOBER 1951 / Trissur, Kerala State, India.)

Skull Universal - Poem by RAVIKIRAN ARAKKAL

We carry the skull universal
Carrying on a shoulder,
Till we become a handful
Of mud to melt into the earth,
The skull universal carrying
The brain, which makes
Our emotions of jealously,
Tears, smiles, laughs, fears,
Of histories, tales, religions,
Studying in the universities,
Of everything under the sun,
You, skull have no replacement
Attached to the skeleton
To support the soft parts,
Taking more time to be one
With elements of the earh.

Comments about Skull Universal by RAVIKIRAN ARAKKAL

  • Brian Jani (6/30/2014 5:33:00 PM)

    nice poem about the skull here my friend.very enjoyable indeed (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 4, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011

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