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Poetry of the day

  Ending Up It is true: all bits were heedless, one time things; a catching up at the end, some sort of a reckoning, was never on the cards. What washes up is: children`s families, newspapers, TV, books, etc or … Continue reading

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Poetry of the day

Mumbai, 2014 Least expected, it comes as a surprise, the sight from high above; of low green hills around shining small lakes, many arms silver blue of the sea, housing filling up the shorelines, ships moving afar and picturesque. Its … Continue reading

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Poetry of the day

    Families   Deploying illusions of refuge families use up all energy and initiative, fuck up a world of possibilities; make civilizations meager, and fragile.  

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Poetry of the day

     A Bombay Morning   Deep months Of Monsoons in Bombay. Raining since morning; Grey lowering sky, grey inward sea, mists, and a blurred city. I sit watching a tall building under construction, indifferent, proud under the pelting rain. … Continue reading

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Poetry of the day

  New Buildings of Bombay Many new buildings in the city have red lights blinking on top in the night : to warn low-flying aircraft, or they think they are too high.

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Poetry of the day

    Haze in the sky   Ever since I can remember there used to be a hill outside the town actually made of municipal garbage, rejected or lost things. One saw it as the horizon, always smouldering, smoke curling in … Continue reading

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Poetry of the day

               Springtime, ageing   First as a hint that it is not final, the abiding sense of ending at a sudden narrow end — like a beast cornered, a hint you disbelieve fearing yet another falsehood, the long winter … Continue reading

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