Friday, May 25, 2007


I had written this sometime back. I changed it a bit to post for 3WW.


Excuse me, I want no part.
Rather be anywhere else,
watching the world pass by.
Who wants to look
into a folder
noshed by a filthy grief-
nurtured by festers of hate?

As for assorted stamps,
you classify the lot.

guess, you still have place
in that record of yours.
You will fill each page
and add some more-
you will collect pessimism
in that imaginary album
of convenience,
for eternity to come.


Steve said...

Once again you have excelled yourself

ozymandiaz said...

sometimes people are portaits of their own metaphors. you image the toxicity well.

pia said...

That is very sad. the images were excellent

homo escapeons said...

Aren't you being a little harsh on the folks at Guinness Book Of World Records?

gautami tripathy said...

*steve, you are biased!

*ozymandiaz, some people can never see the bright lights. They are steeped in gloom. They bog us down too

*pia, welcome. Thanks.

*h.e./donn, I speakth the harsh truth, brother! You contending?

Clare said...

Hi Gautami, this is very good with really strong lines.

sage said...

Sad and powerful and enlightening. It's nice to see some more poetry in 3-WW!

Anonymous said...

Wow that was great! Thanks for stopping by. :)

trinitystar said...

love the usage of your words.

noshed by a filthy grief-
nurtured by festers of hate
Have a perfect weekend.

Enemy of the Republic said...

I am going to recommend this poem (and this page) to a friend who needs to read these words.

gautami tripathy said...

*clare, thanks. some people are like that.

*sage, thanks.

a tag along traveller, welcome on my blog.

*trintitystar, you too. Thanks.

*eotr, you can do that. Thanks. Many I know need to read this.

Rax said...

i could almost feel the forceful pressure of the pen (or keyboard) as you wrote this, such powerful imagery. another masterful write. :)

Ghost Particle said...

id say this is simple, and just nice. the simple routines of people in time will become something complex?.

Thanx for the great comments in me blog. rEALLY appreciate it.

gautami tripathy said...

rax: We all know how such people poison our minds too. Thanks!

ghost: How true! Thanks.