Sickle of Change

Who pierced your heart the deepest?
I beckon you to give me a name.
Said he, “they all did in their striking ways;
When I sigh in melancholy or in pining
I’d fumble on whose name to sigh on.
Thus I let the collective ardour
Weigh on me a while, till I chance
On another who will swell the heap”

Then I search for a bare corner to doodle
My name on his bosom, then an odd
Disfavour settles on my craving.
Could I jar this moment, flavour it
With condiments to hold on
Till it could hold itself.
But perhaps not!
It would turn into a dish far removed
From what we loved enough
To want to hold onto.
I roll away facing the heavens
To look around me, even flowers
Whither to make way for new ones
Dancing in the breeze, basking in the sun
Till Change visits with a sickle in hand.

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About Panjami Anand

I am Panjami Anand from Mumbai, India. I am into Tarot card reading, Numerology, Past Life Regression and Clairvoyance. I endeavor to hunt for others and myself reasons to many an inexplicable things in life. The layers of human relationships and things people say starkly without actually saying anything inspires my poetry. I am a homemaker otherwise and I aspire to be a fine human capable of much giving. Thank you for your time. Love, Panjami Anand

3 thoughts on “Sickle of Change

  1. Louis Kasatkin

    Destiny Poets’ International Community of Poets ( ICOP ) are pleased to announce that for June 2014 , the following works have been chosen in the categories of Poem of the Month and Highly Commended . Poem of the Month :- ** Golden – Witty Fay – **…..In the category of Highly Commended ( tabulated alphabetically ) are the following works:- * Def Lambs – Jacob Ellinger – *….* Dispel – Rashmi Malapur – *….* Flames of Desire – Ramesh Rai – *….* Let me count the ways – Lata Tewari – *….* Line of Death – Tapeshwar Prasad – *….* Lotus Life – Neetu Wali – *….* Melodies of Silence – Madhumita Ghosh – *….* Sickle of Change – Panjami Anand – *….* So,I lied – Jan Christian Sorensen – *….* We – Maria Lenn Langendoen – *….* (The) Word’s Color Change – Kinga Fabo – *….* Written in the Stars – Elizabeth Castillo – *. The ICOP CRITIC,Bi-Monthly Award ,for May / June goes to Gopal Lahiri .

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