Hemant Shesh

(28 December 1952 - / Jaipur, Rajasthan / India)

What Should Poets Do, With A Word Like 'Love'…..? - Poem by Hemant Shesh

The word called 'love' has been reduced to a very low profile,
And it will continue to be so, The bollywood calls it 'pyaar'.

Our cheap novelists have further degenerated it,
With the result
even lovers these days, avoid being called 'lovers',

But look at the fun-
We often have to use this word
And that too, with all earnest sincerity

And then, we are not bothered about
But with its ironical synonym; at peculiar junctures
Looking just like lovers
Frightening with 'pyaar' and
Remaining poets from inside………


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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 6, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, April 6, 2012


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