Questions galore
answers few
afraid to ask
wary more of answering
Corpses not always floating
they lie smashed
white clean concrete
with brains that worked one day
brains that gave up
and took a final decision
Why do we need to live up there
reach out to touch the clouds
the blue deep so near
yet so far
and the abyss down below beckons

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About Madhumita Ghosh

Studied at Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India. M.A. M.Phil Ph.D in English. Associate Professor in a degree college affiliated to Calcutta university. Love reading, writing poems and short stories. Translation is another passion Have translated English Romantic poetry to Bengali and Tagore poems to English.

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