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Absolution

Absolution

Like this time-worn  tiled roof
Moss-covered,  grimy , broke
Patched up  in places with 
Pieces  of  cheapest  tin 
And asbestos, mantling
A labouring  lattice

Of rafters, beams , ties 
Squatting  amidst  those
Rising,  flashy , fresh 
Modern constructs  by 
A  pell-mell  highway 

I too wait for
Demolition
To give my space 
Absolution.

Ridding it
Of my stiff
Air and stern

Ether
And ire’s

Fire.



By:  S.Jagathsimhan Nair
11  jun  12

For: David William's True hexaverse contest

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  1. Date: 6/24/2012 9:31:00 PM
    nice work... congrats on your well--deserved win, jag! :) hugggs

  1. Date: 6/23/2012 8:15:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in David's "Hexaverse" contest Jag. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 6:21:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning spot jag a smashing write xx

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 1:56:00 PM
    Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 12:28:00 PM
    Jag, this is fabulous! Truly amazing metaphors! Congrats to you!! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 12:14:00 PM
    How pleased you must be! Standing ovation! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 11:16:00 AM
    Jag~xox~ a wonderful congratulations, in David's True version of Diminishing Hexaverse. Have yourself a good day (: PD

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 10:48:00 AM
    Jag, I loved the imagery in your poem, thanks for entering and well done..David

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 9:44:00 AM
    Congrats on your win Jag

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 8:51:00 AM
    Strong write....congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 7:47:00 AM
    Wonderful, Jag. Glad to see you high on the winners' list. Congrats on your well deserved win.

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 7:42:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning poem!!!

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 5:13:00 AM
    Absolutely striking write. Loved it and many congrats to you on your wins.

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 8:50:00 PM
    Check out my hexa write, Jag...it's for Gabby :)

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 10:30:00 AM
    jag!!.. i'm blown away by the striking , intense images here... a winner for me..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 4:35:00 PM
    Someone took some time out to write some great poetry today...Big city encroaching on the small simple way of life...It too happened where I live..So little is left from where I ran free as a child...Now at the end of this poem, I pray you are not referring to your OWN demolition, but the demolition of a neighborhood...I really like this one, Jag! Superb reflections!...Always your friend, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 11:28:00 AM
    Hello dear friend, we all need to rid ourselves of unnecessary trappings. Like this old house you describe with such sensitivity, it becomes a task for the brave only. Love, Elizabth