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The pain

Of tearing flesh..

Tethered to the cruel jaws

Of destiny.

Each bite ripping off a part,

The body numbs..

Then disintegrates…

Then lies unidentified.

Somewhere far away

A new life sprouts.

The inanimate turns

Into a bundle of joy.

The same eyes..

The same lips…

A new identity.

P.S. : The concept of rebirth has somehow appealed to me. Your views and ideas are welcome.


rainboy said…
sahi , me was imaging it all the way.


take care
Vinz said…
Its refreshing...

though i am not a supporter of the concept...

Ria said…
very nicely written dear!! I like the concept fo rebirth.
IcE MaiDeN said…
ohhhh rebirth!
fascinating idea.. :) Wonder if we were some other people once upon a time... :)
Tulika said…
I have always been fascinated by the idea of Karma & Reincarnation.

Liked the verse.
"The same eyes..
The same lips…
A new identity."

Jogeshwar said…
neatly written and very well thought.... i appreciate the way you put the words together here..
You have been awarded :)
Priya said…
That is so cool.
Aayushi Mehta said…
Beautiful. The way you described death in the first stanza, especially, was just brilliant.

You have a new found fan. Love your work. Expect to be stalked from now on. :)
Tulika said…
@ Anwesa di:

I've got something for you on my blog. :)
Thousif Raza said…
you know this was a new kinda poem from you... and from the time i have been reading you... i felt like you are turning a new leaf here... :) nice

but one thing is sure... i loved the opening lines.... a surprise awaits you mehek... :)... be waiting....

take care and keep writing........
ANWESA said…
thanks for reading :)
ANWESA said…
ANWESA said…
Glad to know you found it refreshing :)
ANWESA said…
@Ice Maiden,


Yeah,but I'm not certainly inspired by the tv show :P
ANWESA said…

ANWESA said…
ANWESA said…
thanks a lot !!
ANWESA said…
Thanks for the awards :) Loved 'em :)
ANWESA said…
thanks! :)
ANWESA said…
Yeah,I would love that. :)
ANWESA said…
Thanks a lot dear !!
ANWESA said…
Thanks !

I'm waiting for the surprise :)
Priya said…
I want this to happen........ Be it a new identity..I want the same to happen ...
Anwesa said…
Thanks for being here.

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