Satish Verma

(5-6-1935)

PREPARING FOR NOTHINGNESS


Like the thinker,
why did you not-
become thoughtless?

You do not display
what have you not.
you come out in bazaar.

Surviving in darkness
in the depth of the─
inverted sea.

The rise and fall of
the chest gleaming with
water and flame.

The want, the
desire, the thirst, kissing
the inappropriate.

Submitted: Monday, March 03, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 03, 2014

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