Ishaisms, Poetry

THE REMNANTS

You chose the balmy ink to delineate,

a dismal, (formerly unevoked ) cry;

then appalled at the sketchy truth, did to bits separate,

the frail parchment with fingers spry.

 

What started in an inspired hour,

proved taxing and intricate to upkeep;

colours and lines bore uncanny power,

to disrupt, to reveal…

 

Cowed all the while by the staring, laved fragments asunder,

you hurriedly blotted a design – common and precarious;

then lit a fire to demolish the stochastic remnants, and smother

that death-ennobled glare of the decried and burning fumiferous.

Β© Isha Garg
Doodle by Isha Garg

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40 thoughts on “THE REMNANTS”

      1. It’s my pleasure, Isha. πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜πŸ˜˜β€πŸ’•πŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ’›πŸ’œπŸ’“πŸ’ŸπŸ’žπŸ’πŸ’˜πŸ’—πŸ’–
        πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹

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  1. Madam, let me come over there and tell you what I really think! With arms flapping and an excited smile traversing my face….
    You cannot mistake me for a noted critic of words, but I have to decree this is mighty wonderful to me! The last stanza is not even of this time….
    There is so much to love about this post! πŸ’β€οΈβ€οΈ

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      1. Laughing off my chair… I think we are pretty much re-writing the β€œex” section of the dictionary. I hope the transformation won’t be too eggscruciating for other readers!

        Your β€œwee hours” compositions are inspired …. and utterly eggsuisite! πŸ’ŸπŸ’ŸπŸ’Ÿ

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  2. Definitely taxing to read and comprehend, but so are the stochastic remnants of the grand designs of the greater artists. I choose to watch from a distance to get the complete picture πŸ˜€

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    1. Lol! You crack me up! Thank you so much dear friend for taking the time to read these posts and embellish them with your wonderful words! Much appreciated! πŸ˜‡πŸ˜Š Have a lovely night!

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