SOMALIA CALLING

Written by: Satish Verma

I met a talking moon 
on the road of death.
What easily comes, goes easily with winds.
I was counting the ribs of
my dying child. He went into the
woods to fight the unknown wars
of hunger.

Bunker:it went into flames 
sailing into brilliance of space.
I am going to inherit the black grains
of molten day. How I will confront
the night tainted with bonfires
of sunken eyes ?

God  particles in tiny fists spreading
the spun cotton, intitating a  
revolution of thoughts. A bumpy
argument. The icon denies the guilt
of mass killing. I want
to remain unsung.



Satish Verma