When I Die
Every time you open the door
And turn the keys.
Small, grainy dirt
Now clings to my toes.
The chill of the wet cold air
Chokes my throat.
I feel my heart freeze
Every time I cough up.
The cushions beneath me
No longer not break my fall
As I step over a ditch.
Your six-foot-tall frame
Is now too big
For my frail frame to carry.
Like it didn’t hurt
Just hug me lovingly
When I die, and
Before you let me go
It’s obvious you can’t bury me
So off to the scrapyard I shall go…”
…the car said to the driver.
© All Rights Reserved.
©Ranjeeta Nath Ghai, Atrangi Zindagi Ka Safar, 2016.
Follow my writings on #yourquote
From The Admin’s Desk
Do you want to capture the blog world?
Feel free to send in your work for a guest post to be featured here.
We at ‘Atrangi Zindagi Ka Safar’ know that encouragement can make you do wonders.
We also know that you can be lifted from where you are to the highest rung of the social ladder.
Spreading miles and miles of smiles is our KRA (Key Result Area).
Intricately woven around this is our passion to promote the quality writing for everybody to enjoy.
We want to make this site the best place for you to spend most of your time;
a site that brings sunshine into your life; that puts smiles on your face; that makes you happy. We want to be available to hold your hand and journey with you as you grow along with us.
So what are you waiting for?
Send your material for guests posts at email@example.com.
For details on what you can post read Guests Aboard