I say to the lead
Why did you let yourself
Be cast into a bullet?
Have you forgotten the alchemists?
Have you given up hope
In turning into gold?

Nobody answers.
Lead. Bullet. With names
Such as these
The sleep is deep and long.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Charles Simic's poem Poem Without A Title

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  1. nabin says:

    why you didn’t give title for this poem?

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