Tuesday, August 16, 2022

A Memory – K. S. Dave, Gujarat


A Memory
If I die today,
Hundreds of poems will be buried with me,
Unheard, Unsung;
Am I a poet?
‘I’ is absent in ‘ME’,
Others dissolve me giving a shape;
Mother gives birth but societies incarnate…
Constructing, Sophisticating, Inculcating, Instructing;
Am I a ‘Human being’?
Feelings, Emotions, Affections, Warmth;
Belong to me, as eternal and obvious,
Flowing Water,
Flying Bird,
Green Mountain,
Rising Sun and bright full Moon;
Am I a nature?
What remains, when body disappears?
Mind, Soul, Thought;
Am I an Imagination?
Where do I exist then?
In your mind, just as ‘a memory’

Editorial Team of Indian Ruminations.


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