Sunday, August 20, 2006

Sting Cleaning


In the solitude of
Four walls of a watery room..
Came face to face with deceptive desires
Mission demolish desires was called
For immediate action…

Steaming hot water and
Dexterous, vigorous handwork for
15 minutes resulted in
the uprooting of the doomed desires.

Desires with dirty lather
Ran down the drain…
Relief! Not for long
Some part of the desires
Had little life left in them…
Flew with the vapours and
Settled on the corner mirror

Wet fingers wrote the two
Now-disjointed names one last time
On the thin vapory layer…
Soon wiped away by the abstinent hands…

4 Comments:

Blogger pri said...

amazing poem really!!
tc buh bye!

2:57 PM  
Blogger nishwish said...

hey pri..
great that u liked the poem.. its quite simple na...
keep visiting...
love,
nisha

5:33 PM  
Blogger filter kaapi said...

okey..i understood dis n fortunately i also liked it.. but mam write sumthin very postiv n happy na..pls..

6:18 PM  
Blogger punjabi~car~freak! said...

hey mam didnt understand the poem easily... had to read twice n thrice

the words u used were brilliant
i hope I write such 'layered' poems in d near future

8:15 PM  

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