Painless Green

Satish Verma

The flame eaters will
follow you. You want to bring
back inquisition.


Ashes in hand, and
your pride, you climb in dark.
I would meet satans.


The fish smells the man.
What was honesty? Dead pan― he
wants to return to sea.

lyrycsyntyme's picture

I'm really in love with the

I'm really in love with the line "the fish smells the man". Structurally, visually, metaphorically, this is a great poem, I feel. The message, if I am indeed beginning to unravel and understand it, is wrapped well within.