Treasure Island

Ranjit Ravindran

(12-12-1982 / Visakhapatnam)

Abandoned Windmill


I feel the intensity of your pain,
As I have prayed for years in vain;
For the windmill in my university lane,
Which stands abandoned to be slain.

What a view she would present,
If made to whirl at the wind's current;
Instead she's attired in a rusty vestment,
Standing majestically to be extinct.

This is in response to 'Broken Windmill' by Ms. Marilyn Lott.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, July 05, 2011

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