Tribhawan Kaul

(01-01-1946 / Srinagar (J & K) India)

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After Death


Amidst
Whispers of ‘rest in peace’
vibrating entire cosmos
a departed soul watching
curiously from the above
a body below
surrounded by wailing people
mournfully
spelling out all the words
available in praise
staunch opponents
eulogising white deeds
ignoring the black ones
wiping crocodile tears
and laughing in sleeves
friends, foes and family
come to remember
a departed soul
which
wishes to be the whole
but for its KARMAS.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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