SENTINEL POETRY
ONLINE MAGAZINE MONTHLY #13  (DECEMBER 2003) ISSN 1479-425X

NILANSHU KUMAR AGARWAL


Shakespeare in Tears

Shakespeare is in his grave
Away from the mad rush of life.
Enjoying eternal slumber.
No, he can't; he can't.
Shakespeare is in tears.
Shakespeare is moaning.
Shakespeare is market-friendly.
Write a thesis on the myriad-minded genius
And ensure a job.
Literary research merely prostitution
No new aspect is explored.
Mere repetition and repetition.
A dissertation on the bard of avon
Nothing better than a prostitute
Having sex with many.
A true researcher an eunuch
Unable to share the vamp.
Mocked he is.
Mocked he is.
And Shakespeare is in tears.

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