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06 November, 2004

River of Fire

I am a river
Flowing endlessly into the sea
Of countless rivers;
I divide and give
A part to some
Another part to others,
Not fully myself anywhere
Searching for a place
To rest.

I am a river
Of fire
Raging into the sea
Burning countless rivers;
The steam rises
And condenses in the air,
I trap a tear
And clamp it shut
I throw pearls into the sea
And lose them
Forever.

I am a river
Of fire
Thirsty in the summer heat,
I am a river
Of fire
Drying up the sea,
I am a river
Of fire
Flowing endlessly.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Max Babi said...

Hey Nisha,
This is good -
the imagery is simple
but compelling, and very well
expressed with the flow of river...
one can almost hear the sound.

cheers

06 November, 2004 23:21  
Blogger Alex said...

Thanks a lot Max :-)

08 November, 2004 17:18  

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