HEY POET, DONT SLEEP!



Poet's Sleep, 1989, by Chang Houg Ahn

Hey Poet, Don’t sleep!
You’ve tones of stories to weave;
Magical and rhythmic.
Cos’ if you sleep,
They’ll throw stones;
Make you weep.
Those sculls are real!
They’re characters of poems,
You’ve weaved!


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8 comments:

  1. The skulls are real and characters of poems.........
    What an in-depth thinking , Nandini.

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  2. For every poet his characters are real... And they might die and turn into skulls of dead if not nurtured. Beautiful write.

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    1. yea...they are indeed real :-)

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  3. I do believe he had someone come in and open the window for air, so he could stay awake!

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    1. yea...could be...thanks :-)

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  4. I like the notion of skulls being the characters...nice interpretation...

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    1. thanks @Tess...... was bit tough prompt to write

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