Satish Verma

(5-6-1935)

SCARY? SCARY?


Your slanting smile
like a pendant-moon
ready to collapse
on pomegranates.

*

Monstrous, bug-eyed,
my pug will jump;
whenever, I touch
his snub-nose.

+

Death was sparring
after a brief encounter.
What was the need
for living more?

Submitted: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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