Grilled Window

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Author: Raj V. Ponnaluri
Pages: 92
Price: HB Rs 150, FB Rs 100
Year of Publication: 2008
HB 978-81-8157-809-9 (9788181578099)
FB 978-81-8157-810-5 (9788181578105)

About the Author:
Raj V. Ponnaluri holds a B. Tech in Civil Engineering, an MS from Duke University, North Carolina, USA, and an MBA from the University of Central Florida, USA. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the United States.


Lethal Dose

Intense Venom—in modicum
Gushes past red blood obstacles,
Bathing nerves to zap the brain plum
And racing to stop heart’s pulses.

Serpentine essence delivered
To protect itself from danger;
From dark crawler’s fangs uncovered,
To cause mortal wounds on stranger.

From modicum flows saving grace;
Those drops of serpentine venom,
Grow enzymes to naught a blue face;
Hence, by death’s door does life blossom.

From darkness comes wisdom and light,
For, dark sense wins when bright one’s lost;
To know truth sublime, seek mind’s might;
Beware of smiles that come with cost.

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