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Hold it before it falls and shatters – A poem

hold it before it falls and shatters poem English Alok Mishra


Where is my water?
Drinking water that my grandmother
carried home in pitcher
from the well not far of our house
made of woods and earth.

(Mother Earth!
You have seen enough,
haven’t you, yet?)

Cold drink, wine, whiskey,
breezer, soda and what not!

Has the camel pushed the rider out?
Or will the rider not make
the same old mistake
once again?

While there is little hope (still),
there’s too much pain!

alok mishra

January 2020 Poems
1. truth or dare? a poem
2. Truth or lie – a short poem
3. Hold it before it falls and shatters – A poem

Alok Mishra

First and foremost a poet, Alok Mishra is an author next. Apart from these credentials, he is founder & Editor-in-Chief of Ashvamegh, an international literary magazine and also the founder of BookBoys PR, a company which helps writers brand themselves and promote their books. On this blog, Alok mostly writes about literary topics which are helpful for literature students and their teachers. He also shares his poems; personal thoughts and book reviews.

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