Time

Why father,
has his eyes been shut so forcefully?

Perhaps to see nothing more.

Why then plug his ears and nose with cotton?

Maybe to keep out desires
that sounds and smells bring.

Why then tie up his jaws and toes?

Perhaps to unite no more
Or move no more.

Poor mankind
Laid out on the floor,
What can he do?

Perhaps he is thinking!

Only the dead can think
Seriously about life,
Only then time permits.
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by Kamarudheen Amayam

Comments (1)

such a way ah! the description of death - Why father, has his eyes been shut so forcefully? Perhaps to see nothing more. very touchy thank you