Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The Last Stand

The candles challenge
the primacy of the wind
And the wind Gods too.

Huddled in droves
like Spartans in Thermopylae

Fighting the giants
Those gargantuans

with colossal mouths

Who snub the candles
With mirth and laughter
And sing wild songs
To celebrate their victory


Radha said...

Well said, Parth!

Parth said...

@Radha: Thanks!

Sneha said...

Wow - well written!

PrianCa said...

Wow is indeed the word!

ricercar said...

this reminds me of the usa uk match ...