Friday, November 20, 2009

देअथ ऑफ़ अ अ प्रिंसेस

Death of a Princess

Transparent, on top of a knoll
she stood the most famous woman
in the western world.

She tried to get down, could not
addicted to fame she had become.
Lightning struck, a torn newspaper

Ten million flowers sacrificed.

Her brother built her a shrine, in
the middle of a man-made lake,
pay the entrance fee and you just
might, on a clear day, see her shadow
walk on water.

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