A Reflection of Life

Neetha 1974 (Galle)



A star at the corner, twinkled
Once prime peak
Now a slopy slip
Of old and gone fading
Rhyme -lost
Hunger creeped
Like an old lion
Who has lost its valour
Breaking crushed
Weary bones
Withered away
Whimsical fancies sling by
Profusly behind the bar
A gallop,
Like a wave sprung, new
Sudden but swift
Fresh and dashed over the shore
Propped up
A nerve -filling dart
Fostering the fury
Of long -seated, drunk
Disabled and lost
One  hot doomed day
Resembling the days yet not old
Sprung -rhythm
As in an aspiring dream
Life 's pun  
Secrets of old age.

About this poem

The glamour does not always remain which is subject to change and decay.

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Written on November 11, 2022

Submitted by nithagamae05 on December 12, 2022

Modified on April 24, 2023

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Characters 572
Words 124
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 28

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