UM (23/07/1945 / kakinada, India)

A Craze Of Lines

a craze of lines
invisible except
under pressure
a hand fugitive
smile but

that fat spider inside my skull
scampers to another corner
a bloodless hulk bobbing in its wake

everything is memory
nothing is now but
a world dry eyed, wept out

July 27,1992

by umashankar manthravadi

Comments (4)

very good imagery in the second stanza
Nice poem, splendid.
the imaginery was superb....
really awesome! ! ! keep it up. Yours' Nida Fathima