MURKY EVENING

I can behold the murky

Melancholy evening

Dark clouds looming dooming

Over Jammu horizons

 She lay there on the bed

turning scratching

her head

Panting gasping

for breath

like a wounded bird

Breathing in and out

Without a whimper

or a word

 Fingers wriggling

Limbs flailing

eyes vacant

Tears frozen

I stand in anger

and remorse

  The lightening struck

The soul wafted from her body

And she lay

still serene

in

eternal peace

 I kissed her forehead

Brown

my tears moisten

and rolled down.

 The curtain fell

And I watched

the flames leaping

wrapping her fragile

body .

she vanished into blissful

heaven

Leaving me to gather

her remnants to be

immersed in the waters

Of Holy Ganges.

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22 thoughts on “MURKY EVENING

  1. Sir the poem is really very emotional and full of soul. Actual happening and feelings have been nicely put in a poetic form. It is a true shape of life

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