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Deluge

There is a deluge in Mumbai today Of words floating inside my voiceless mouth Of blood abandoning my tired body Of pictures crawling over my shivering skin Of rainwater pouring mercilessly on parched earth As if It were retribution For … Continue reading

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Currents

If I could I would Pour showers of water over the mirror That holds all the light that was once mine Wrest it clean of today, tomorrow and yesterday Especially yesterday Until the clouds emancipate to nothingness Free from the … Continue reading

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Shadows

The lone bird at the top of A brown, jaded, leafless tree Tall and unbending above the green, Reaching into the blue. Discarded bags that once held cement, A length of rope, abandoned shoes Going nowhere on the brown ground, … Continue reading

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Models

The world is too complicated let’s simplify it let’s make diagrams of reality with boxes and ovals and arrows connecting them and stick figures that represent the “stakeholders” put a part of life in each of them – work, love, … Continue reading

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Legacies

Woman, you, whose inheritance is pain, loss and renewal; You, for whom the shedding of blood is normal, routine, expected; Who live with pain, who hug it to your body, cramping, crushing, aching and yet desired; You who live through … Continue reading

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Things Left Behind

Words, that I string together into a rope ladder, and climb down into the well overflowing with darkness, where I sleep with no burdens; and upon awakening scramble in the dry earth for more words, for the ladder that has … Continue reading

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Stories from here and there

You touched me like effervescence, Lingering for but a few moments; And afterward I stumbled away from you Wandering right into a wall. The fading rays of the sun Shimmer and bounce off my ripples; Why do they not penetrate … Continue reading

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