Brothers are Sleeping

Brothers are Sleeping short poem

Brothers are sleeping on the battlefield
so gently..
Brothers are sleeping as if they will never wake,

They are dreaming of a world
where they will have no reason to fight again…

Can you see?
there the pilgrims are passing slowly
praying for a world of glory,
little silhouette of the birds
all across the sky… so far

And then the dust kisses
on the forehead of my brothers
and the angels lead them
to the field full of tulips…
and myriad shadows of the birds
all across the land… so far

The Pilgrims are chasing the dusk,
when the brothers are sleeping … so tired…

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Swathi Rao
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These times of wars on silly notes.. I had been thinking recently of writing on this thought… Your poem is so meaningful!!

Swathi Rao
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Yes Kuntal. Its tragic, that this beautiful opportunity called world, is falling prey to ego battles.

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