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Bleakness Can Be Inspiring

14 Jun

Bleakness can be inspiring:
A bloated river, a ruined city,
Pictures in an old history text-book;
A metropolis blinded by fog,
  Deafened by apologetic airline announcements;
A manual projection camera displayed,
Outside a renovated theater, taking the leap;
Scores of employees in funeral attires,
Walking back from their own graves.

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4 Comments

Posted by on June 14, 2012 in Creative, Poetry, Thoughts

 

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4 responses to “Bleakness Can Be Inspiring

  1. Mohit parikh

    June 15, 2012 at 12:40

    Loved it. Poem gathered from your recent travels?
    (BTW: The comma after displayed can be removed 🙂

     
    • SuperTramP

      June 15, 2012 at 13:18

      the ‘taking the leap’ was meant to apply for both the old camera and the new theatre.. so I could only put the comma there and hope it gets the desired effect…

      and ya, you could say so 🙂

       
  2. darlingvivian

    July 18, 2012 at 23:36

    Really enjoyed reading this 🙂

     

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