by Dr M C Gupta
When mind and body are restricted, heart can’t have joy.
|IMPRISONED HEART: Boonstra Brain Function Form
When a veiled face hides a mind that’s too much strained,
Can such a heart hold in it a joy pure?
The tongue is locked, it’s not free to speak.
The eyes are wet and cry.
Who will soothe them?
* Written in a descending word count format per line as follows: 11, 10, 9, 6, 4, 2,1.
* Awarded second prize in Pond Poetry contest, round 4 "Pond Poetry - ON HIATUS!" , organised by Kaya .
M C Gupta
16 February 2008