How Blue Was My Country

Satish Verma

The godman also had 
an underbelly. 
He lost his vision, 
came full circle. 

Now paper lamps 
float in rows 
on tear effect. 

An underdog― 
becomes a horseman, 
follows the royal buggy 
with a naked king. 

The verdict was 
very simple. 
It was a nightmare.