Gulliver Gimble


Vasila - Poem by Gulliver Gimble

Vasila is a girl.
Halfway around the world.
Coming full circle.

Her tears are warm.
Ten years after being born.
A fluttering heart.

Tragic decline from yesterday.
Vasila wishes the sky would blow away.
New York holds a promise.

Surgery is a fresh start.
This country, worlds apart.
She doesn't want to go back.

A mud home with a straw roof.
Homelessness needs no proof.
Vasila stares at tall buildings.

She ask to keep her hospital gown.
A smile is only an upside down frown.
Better now, she leaves tomorrow.

Vasila is a girl.
From halfway around the world.
She has come full circle.


Comments about Vasila by Gulliver Gimble

  • (12/1/2005 12:23:00 AM)


    I like this one Steve.How many times has that scene been re-enacted.
    Also thanks for your kind comments on my 'Sands'.
    All the best.

    Sid John.
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 30, 2005



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