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A Lonely Woman and a River

Poem

Photo Credit: Ali Ahmad ( A friend) with permission

Uptown.
Downtown.
All around.
Swirls of people
Touched by the kiss of absurdity.
Flesh creating more flesh.
A city grown in tumor ridden tentacles.
Jumbled steel, glass, concrete and asphalt
Built up in rows of skyscrapers.
Whose long, jagged teeth bite holes through the heavens.
Streets flow with cars and people
Like rivers bent into sharp angles.
Bulging subway vehicles,
Merge from the city’s cold metallic…

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Muhammad Nasrullah Khan

Muhammad Nasrullah Khan

His short stories are well-recognized internationally for his unique prose style. nasar_peace@hotmail.com