veeraiyah subbulakshmi


A Shirt From The Wardrobe


Not worn for many years,
Suddenly grown over sized,
The sleeves are hung from,
The shoulders, the junction,
At the arm pits look as the sacks,
A tailor made perfect piece,
Outsized to be a farce,
A shirt, which is kept as a souvenir,
Once fitted and radiated the curves,
Not really collapsed, but gets bigger.

Submitted: Thursday, August 22, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013

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  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/23/2013 6:33:00 PM)

    Suddenly grown over sized
    I am sure it is a good sign to keep in shape. Problem is usually the other way and that is what I face. Beautiful poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (8/23/2013 7:08:00 AM)

    That one piece that displays many memorable memories over the years. Some of those memories are just between you two. I am interested if you have lots of different photos of you in this piece. Thank you (Report) Reply

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