Resurrection

Are you a revolutionary?
Are you my Che?

Or
Are you my Jesus
Waiting to be resurrected?

Who
Will
Resurrect
Me?

The sun-tainted
Body leaves
A ‘mark’…

Perhaps
Too
Intimate
To
Display…

The ‘mark’…

And I have never been
A ‘marksman’!

Who then will
Resurrect me?

Pranab Ghosh is a journalist, writer, poet, translator and blogger. His blog is “Existential Problems”. His poems and prose have been published by several on=line publications including Dissident Voice, Spillwords, The Piker Press, Setu Magazine, Pangolin Review, Visual Verse, etc. Pranab has coauthored a book of poems, titled Air & Age; a translation of a book of Bengali short stories, “Bougainvillea and Other Stories” (English translation title). His second book of poems and first solo book, “Soul Searching and Other Poems” (2017), was published by Scarlet Leaf Publishing, Toronto. His second collection of poems, “Vision of the World and Other Poems”, was published by Impspired.com in November 2020. Read other articles by Pranab.