temple procession
in between drumbeats
elephant chains

6 Responses

  1. Mark Dailey Says:

    Great poem! Laden with strong sensory surroundings & layers of meaning. Thanks!

  2. Peter Newton Says:

    I can hear the cadence of the drums . . . the chains. The ceremony of it all. And the incarceration.

  3. malinthap Says:

    thank you

  4. magyar Says:

    Slow stride, 'twixt each drum roll… time's path.

  5. Marion Clarke Says:

    I am there!


  6. martin1223 Says:

    I only hear the chains. Well said!

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