Poetry Drinks De, Songs Sing Me.

Words burn out of their spirits

As an old man spills philosophies

From inside a closed bar

In the bulky pages of silence and innocence

 

Wind foretells the humming stories of truth

As I ponder upon the sacrosanct lies

That with time has stained humanity.

 

 Rocks and sands sing songs of the feeblest ones

While rains drain their sorrows in the might sea

I didn’t write poetry in words

I didn’t sing a song that has no life.

Poetry drinks me, songs sing me.  

 

26-09-2012 ©Dom

Dom Kafley, Adelaide

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About Dom

Born in a very small South Asian Country of Bhutan, brought up in Nepal and now living in South Australian city of Adelaide. A self-paced student of social sciences, poetry and media, Dom is a Civil engineering student by profession. You may be drinking a lot when you are internally burning; good poetry sates his internal thirst.

5 thoughts on “Poetry Drinks De, Songs Sing Me.

  1. Louis Kasatkin

    A truly exquisite and wonderfully evocative poem. From , ” Words burn out of their spirits ” right through to “Poetry Drinks me songs sing me “. this is ineffably sublime poetry.

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  2. Dom

    Thanks so much Louis for the encouraging words. It feels great to hear from a well read poet like you. What an inspiring poet friend you are!

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  3. Louis Kasatkin

    This poem comprises one of the twelve chosen for inclusion in ” PICK OF THE POEMS “,an Editorial selection of the best poems posted during the final quarterly Calendar period October 1 onwards here at Destiny Poets.Our Facebook carried the original announcement on Tuesday,11 December ,” PICK OF THE POEMS ” is an Editorial Selection of poems posted in each Quarterly period throughout the year at http://www.destinypoets.co.uk The selection is tabulated in alphabetical order and PART 4 are choices made from the final quarterly Calendar period October 1 onwards. This notification is also posted and can be viewed under HEAR HEAR at http://www.destinypoets.co.uk * Broken Doll – Iulia Gherghei..* Change the way – Gopal Lahiri..* Daydreams – Suzanne Parlee..* Does a pebble feel lonely ? – Sharton E. Walker..* For God so loved the World – Elizabeth Hexberg..* Irony – Sana Rose..* Joker’s suicide – Amol Redij..* My life so far – Ken Allan..* Out of these broken chords – Elizabeth Castillo..* Poetry Drinks de.- Dom Kafley..* Shine a little light – Jan C.Sorensen..* Vibrant Street – Sunil Sharma ..

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