Sign of the times

Seated at the table the crow
In the grey gown the lark beside it
Green leaves mostly matted
No summer in the wintry silence

Oxygen meagre in the lungs
Flowers of the heart die unnoticed

Twitter and WhatsApp world rejoice
Hollow sounds of the heart grieve
Evenings devoid of the moon and stars

Time of the brown sugar time of the robots
Inquiet wine cups in the air
Mornings seldom visit the eyes
Entropic inflammation of the civilization
Systemic surgery needed
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For Sign of the times - Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: John Hamilton

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 5/2/2018 10:37:00 AM
Thanks for your entry Probir, congrats on placing!
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Probir Gupta
Date: 5/3/2018 9:26:00 AM
I am surprised and glad ... Having read the excellent poems of the other winners, I find my poem in the also ran category ... still you have been kind enough to accord me the 8th place ..." They also serve who only stand and wait." ... Thank you so much ... I am indeed honoured ...
Date: 5/1/2018 11:01:00 PM
Interesting imagery, Probir. Congrats.
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Probir Gupta
Date: 5/2/2018 6:07:00 AM
Thank you, Line ...
Date: 5/1/2018 9:51:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement with this sign of the times acrostic. Well done!
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Probir Gupta
Date: 5/2/2018 6:07:00 AM
Thank you so much, Susan
Date: 4/27/2018 4:19:00 PM
Awesome poetry, love how you see the sign of the times..
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Probir Gupta
Date: 5/2/2018 6:09:00 AM
Thank you, Harry ... Sorry for the delay in replying ... I have been a little irregular here ... Probir
Date: 4/26/2018 11:50:00 PM
Great acrostic. I loved your climax.
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Probir Gupta
Date: 4/27/2018 11:09:00 AM
Thank you ...
Date: 4/26/2018 10:56:00 PM
Oh yes. An excellent acrostic. Will do well I think. Great take on the theme.
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Date: 4/27/2018 11:09:00 AM
Thank you ...
Date: 4/26/2018 4:14:00 PM
we ae running out of pure oxygen or breath... a dire reality well conveyed, probir..huggs
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Probir Gupta
Date: 4/26/2018 8:27:00 PM
Thank you, Nette