Friday, December 08, 2006

Death

Death,
Like betrayal
kept a promise.
Death and betrayal,
bound by tasks assigned,
kept promises
and worlds
fell apart.

Lest, the world
falls apart.

(C) Jatin Gandhi, April 18, 2005.

10 comments:

Dan Husain said...

Hmmm...so the love affair between death and betrayal continues. :-)

Thanks for commenting on my blog. :-)

my poetry journal said...

i saw you on tv, trying to push your luck and luggage in some game show.

InExile said...

i really like the idea of death keeping its promise !!

got a start to a new idea...

my poetry journal said...

:) thanks inexile. we do paint death with a black brush, rarely looking at its other side -- that of a dutiful cleanser.

Anonymous said...

where are the others, Office Poet!

my poetry journal said...

who are the others? anon?

Anonymous said...

i meant the other poems?

my poetry journal said...

on their way anon. posting at least one today. meanwhile, you can check the archives.

Anonymous said...

cool, i have read all the others!

my poetry journal said...

if you are ever still there anon, i have posted another.