Pankajam Kottarath


Forbidden Fruit - Poem by Pankajam Kottarath

He counts the Yes
in her No's
with a teasing smile
and choose their trajectory
beyond the ‘outlawed'
rights and wrongs
which was termed so
in a momentary impulse
and lust affixes its signature of love
on the liquid hopes that are awake.
News of his overseas job
puckers her face into a frown
for the onus she alone owns
and she stands with charred dreams
bathing his gusto with her tears.


Comments about Forbidden Fruit by Pankajam Kottarath

  • Veteran Poet - 1,492 Points Pheko Motaung (5/8/2012 10:14:00 AM)

    A fantastic fabulous poem! One for all seasons! AA heart warming read.You brilliant (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,107 Points Diane Hine (5/2/2012 3:51:00 AM)

    Brilliant last lines. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,913 Points Dave Walker (4/28/2012 4:46:00 AM)

    A really great poem, like it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,720 Points Neela Nath (4/27/2012 8:44:00 AM)

    Disobedience of moral laws brings doom.It seems, I'm reading the first line of Milton's Paradise Lost___Of man's first disobedience and the fruit of that...........Nice write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012



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