Palas Kumar Ray

(India)

Love For Death


Death halted
eleven years
for your permission
to cross our door.

Only when you thought
it was your time
not to stay here
anymore

I saw it entering
like an obedient son
to do its duty
of carrying your soul.

Mother, I can not forget
I saw love in your eyes
for death.
I cannot. I cannot.






© Palas Kumar Ray.All rights reserved.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Edited: Saturday, June 07, 2014

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