A Moon Has Crashed

A Moon Has Crashed short poem

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After bending the oracle, there was
participation in voice of grievers.
The child of sun was dead
in arms of nature.

It moves,
when I thought it was stillborn,
the history of mankind. In the saddest day
today, I believe we remained beasts,

same, when we jumped from the trees.
The end of night, the vast darkness was
never near. Love will leave you here
dying in the bush.

How wrongly a home pre-empts, and
drifts from land to land. Without bullet,
without knife you can bring domestic
violence in the lives of innocent sailors.

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Satish Verma is ferociously original. You feel resentment, outrage and violence, cannot pin it down but wonderfully spin your brain. Satish has the greatest sensibility which sweetly exploits the delicacies of human conflicts. You are taken aback. This is magic, profoundly soulful. In a lone, long journey Satish Verma is still discovering himself. Beaten, betrayed, felled, he comes back with fierce velocity. His childhood was traumatized by India’s partition. Terror, violence and death were witnessed which built the morals of poet. Becoming defiantly recluse Satish Verma pursued his value based life on the path of truth. Teaching Botany for 35 years he was writing poetry, privately and solemnly and published twelve collections. Worked silently with social causes. His scions, doctors and engineers are living in USA. He chose to live back in his beloved country and resides in Ajmer (INDIA) with his spouse Kanta running the Charitable Holistic Institute of SEWA MANDIR FOUNDATION. He can also be reached at kantasatish@gmail.com. 5-A ii, Mayoor Colony, Alwar Gate, Ajmer – 305007 INDIA Mobile +91 9829071468
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Sreelatha Chakravarty
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though the pic seemd a bit pleasant like a white rabbit resting finally in bliss but the poem accompanying it gave the impression of how dead brightness can dampen days like cloud cover. Beautiful poem, almost like a dead relief

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