Nobody Was Innocent

Satish Verma

You were not facing 
the facts to defeat yourself― 
with palm leaves wiping 
away the stains of moon. 
The confessions were not 
valid in light. Darkness will 
decide the fate of an exhibitionist. 
In the game of survival, 
onlookers become strangers. 
You will not stand on your feet. 
Invisible hands clap. 
Sometimes we don't talk and look eyeful. 
I have nothing to begin today 
nothing to finish. 
The sea swells up without a storm.