Poetry

Satish Verma
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22 july 2017

Homelessness

Bending the forked-stick to find 
underground water ― 
and immortality of thirst. 
 
Lips were fragile. There were 
no dew drops on the upper lip. 
It tasted like a frozen moon. 
 
Clouds had sucked the childhood. 
No one picks up the fireflies 
from dark bushes. 
 
Tasered by stings, the moonlight 
hangs by the window. 
I watch you undressing. 
 
After the blizzard, a rocking chair 
waits. Hypothermia. The musical 
return of the mute did not take place.


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