Satish Verma

Gold Star - 41,821 Points (5-6-1935)

Take Up Your Book - Poem by Satish Verma

After the apocalypse,
the fiefdoms were growing―
buttercups― with golden flowers,

Anemones and hellebores/
aconites and clematises/
famed for making lethal―
poisonous seeds.

So much went through us.

A billion years after― there will be
no life/ on earth. But we
have become lifeless now―
the poems incomplete.

It was getting smaller―
and smaller― the tall man.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 23, 2015

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