Pinaki Dewan

Veteran Poet - 1,452 Points (24-09-1997 / India)

The Tornmented - Poem by Pinaki Dewan

our livesdrivesnaives
sandal tornmendedtornmendedtormented
torn and mended o o o o ver again
oneday you got to throwit away
i mean, how are long you keep gonna living, man?

is it it is and now- now- now-
you have to run feetnaked naked oh naked
on theforestgrounds nakednakednaked
runandrunandrun to your graves
it is now.

and the shine stars will shine on themselves
will they? they will i believebut will they?
and the night will know when to when do
but perhaps i am no sky and there
is nothingtodo nothing to doooooo is it now?

Topic(s) of this poem: death, depression, philosophy

Form: Free Verse

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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