Nassy Fesharaki

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That Rat - Poem by Nassy Fesharaki

That rat

It was hell and it burned
-with flames all around
-and the rat ran for life

Poor was rat
-the poor rat
-I was child
-around nine
-and felt sad

Crazy was young man
-dipped the rat
-inside a jerry-can
-pulled it out
-dripping kerosene
-from sides
-stroke matchstick
-and flames went in air

And ran rat
-the poor rat

Crazy onlookers
-make me think of
-gallows' observers
-looking at
-dangling dead body…

Now, years gone
-can recall my readings
-see prince and crown
-to be used as a mould
-into it pouring lead
-melted, hot, brain cooked

I can see Ahmad Shah; Kandahar
-heads crushed under feet,
-elephant is trained for the job

What are we as mankind?
-am ashamed to be one! ! !

Topic(s) of this poem: memories

Comments about That Rat by Nassy Fesharaki

  • Pratik Rajani (9/21/2017 8:16:00 AM)

    that rat
    nice one
    you may like my poem sun and planet
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    Nassy Fesharaki (9/24/2017 7:46:00 AM)

    Thank you my dear and sorry for the delay in reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 21, 2017

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