Professor Cedric Serpes

Goa Institute of Management

 Sanquelim Campus

Poriem, Sattari, Goa, India

 

   *Golgotha

Professor Cedric Serpes

I lick the flame of youth

But feel no burn nor blister.

Words revoke their baggage

And I hammer at nothing.

My skin leaks its essence

And my eyes have lost their macula.

Outside laughter breaks loose.

And wrinkles into a memory.

There is no beginning. No end.

Just the middle, beyond which

Is tautology nailed to a cross.

And a haunting animal cry with broken legs

And saliva mixed with earth.

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