Shivani Agarwal


A Portrait


Gasping I ran
They said I was besotted
Forlorn I wept
In voids I sketched

Closed my eyes
Sotto Voce he said
'Run, Run, Run, Miracles lay ahead'

At the portrait I winced
Stood entranced
So full of life
Yet something's dead!

Submitted: Sunday, August 12, 2012

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  • Rookie Deep Mukherjee (8/23/2012 12:03:00 PM)

    it's simple and very beautiful :) keep on writing! ! ! ! very good! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 62 Points Bharat Mehru (8/18/2012 8:39:00 AM)

    Shivaniji,
    you penned a beautiful - an excellent poem.kindly read my poem 'Portrait ' too.I will be very glad to know your views. (Report) Reply

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