Monthly Archives: September 2011

River steps

River steps are wet with village women’s baths. A golden sunlight floods their mornings in boats Leaving early for mountains on wrinkled rivers. Giant banyans greet them from the other bank Spreading their shadows of hair on the blue sky. … Continue reading

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Rain

Rain in the afternoon makes less noise On a napping mind, more on a dulled skin The way it tickles it by the wind from trees And comes in instalments like crow-caws And rice poundings in neighbour houses. Half -awake … Continue reading

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Who started the wind?

In the river, you look up from the waters, And see the wind walking down calmly From the hills that have holes at the top. On your feet, if joined in a lotus posture At the river’s bottom, the wind … Continue reading

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Larvae

From trees, on a gentle wind from the hills A new light shall fall on the fluff of marigold Its petals scattered for bees to tempt smells On antenna of viscous honey, pollen of love. The larvae are growing as … Continue reading

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