Bijay Kant Dubey


Poetry Today and Its Readership


Who reads poetry today
The contributing poets or the professional critics?

Poetry written with a good heart or a bad heart,
The heart heavy with, under the load of or just about hollow things?

Poets' poetry the poets read it, big and small
And the critics sifting not, just glossing over leisurely.

The good number of the critics too lessening
As they looking up to the paparazzi in inspiration.

Submitted: Sunday, September 01, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 02, 2013

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