Somanathan Iyer


A true lament


Clowny words contents nil
Scribbled symbols shallow substance
Rise in numbers base eroded

Stuffing rubbish done for statistics
Introspection espionage intelligence
Sincere efforts seldom go waste

Words are there to knit them neat
Frame together sentence formed
Treat readers with treats of wisdom!

Submitted: Sunday, March 10, 2013
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  • Yasmeen Khan (6/2/2013 9:46:00 AM)

    Yes, words sound like empty drums and words true from heart are treat for readers, a good read. (Report) Reply

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