Shahid Batalvi Speaks

with apology to Black Elk for he speaks first

Shadow

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Water flows from my veins
Like the fountain I stand by
There is no blood left in the body
How will death approach
I know not but stand, waiting
I stand in the wilderness
I am the wilderness
I am but just a passing shadow
 
Reston Town Center Fountain
Reston, VA
May 23, 2008 
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Written by Shahid Batalvi

May 23, 2008 at 8:38 pm

Posted in poetry

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