Treasure Island

indira babbellapati

(visakhapatnam, india)

A la 'waiting for godot'


Never is assigned
the role we need to play
life evaporates
in shadow boxing
with self-assigned
roles and goals
like in ill-tailored clothes
we go about as
characters in an absurd play
and wait for godot
in meaningless hope
and get blown up
in a whiff of smoke...

Submitted: Monday, October 21, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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