Friday, July 16, 2010

Poem by Sumana Roy

SadnessSadness is a white crane on a white cow.Only one can bear the weight of another.Sadness is white sand on a river bank.It is white even when wet.Sadness is white hibiscus resting on a fence.It has a white bud and a white corpse.Sadness is a snow-covered tree, eyelashes of white.Its branches droop with its own weight.Sadness is a wild elephant’s tusk, sharp, a deposition of years.It has


  1. well so many meanings are hidden here ...i can feel the pain of a poet

    these sentiments have come from her core of heart ....dewakar

  2. White words on a white paper.. I had written something like that earlier in Malayalam