Syed Ahmed Shah

Rookie - 247 Points (03-08-1960 / Guwahati, Assam, India)

The Bedside Table - Poem by Syed Ahmed Shah

When I see someone long suffering
Sinking in front of my eyes
I weep not for the dying
Nor for the ones to be left behind
But I look at…
The bottles, the capsules, the vials
Standing there on the bedside table
With their remorseful silence …

© Syed Ahmed Shah, Bokultol, Guwahati.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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