Wheels We Are On

by Venkat

20150412-083715.jpg

Legs, do we need
When our lives move on
On the wheels set by nature

Where the Sun and rain
Play their hide and seek
Where the spring waits
Till the snow’s game is up

Eyes, do we need
When our lives move on
On circles we cannot get off

Speak so, these Devils
Tearing my mind’s flesh
By their ever starved teeth

…..

What good be the Sun
I never touch
What good be the rain
I never measure

When the legs stand frozen
And eyes shut into a locket
Life and love find their way
To slip off the fine edge
Of the wheels of nature
Our flesh still clings on

image: http://www.loc.gov

Advertisements

If you enjoyed the poem. please leave a comment.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: