Santhosh Vijayakumar

Rookie (6th November 1984 / Coimbatore, India)

Turning A Stranger - Poem by Santhosh Vijayakumar

Alike are water and men.
Like water shifts,
And leaves no trace,
His colours lift,
And moves around place.

Better could be a chameleon.
Its colours change,
For natures sake,
But he does change,
To deceive and take.

It was like cream on the cake,
But now all turned fake.
He, who is a constant changer,
Will, soon himself turn a stranger.

Comments about Turning A Stranger by Santhosh Vijayakumar

  • (8/5/2005 10:50:00 AM)

    I like a lot of the images you use, and rhymes too.
    esp the last 2 stanzas. It's a good poetic idea,
    comparing nature's chameleon to the human 'chameleons' who are simply fickle or hypocritical.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 5, 2005

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