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08.25.16 Posted in today's words by

The last poem by Sushant Supriye to appear here was “a fearful thought” (July 2016) 

Fear (Hindi title: Dar)
Translated from Hindi
By Sushant Supriye

You fear
acid rain
hold in ozone layer
I fear
snake-bites of betrayal
Catch-22 situations
You fear
computer viruses
I fear
looks of indifference
agony of separation
You fear
haunted houses
carnivorous animals
I fear
masked cannibals
iron-hands in velvet gloves
You fear
I fear
those moments
when something dies within me
while I am still alive.

3 Responses to “Fear”

  1. devon says:

    Oh, I loved this–I fear/ those moments/when something dies within me/while I am still alive”! Yes.

  2. Bobbie Troy says:

    Wow. Great work.

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