Thursday, December 9, 2021

Listen – Jyothsnaphanija, Hyderabad

spot_imgspot_img

listenLife is between death and disease

You call it Colosseum inside the epicurean infields.

parakeetship

in the little mornings

we lived in vesicles.

pesticidal thick.

We talked of everything else

except our resemblances.

I was still learning, “Oui, non. désolé”

Parlez quelque chose.

But, you learnt to widen your mouth,

Speaking all the syllables, aspirated.

Nothing was more funnier,

when you try to say “excuse me” in our language.

 

Summer cotton mango leaves,

Blue icicles, sunflower oil seeds,

Varnished paleness of vapory flowers,

The tardis flying in  the  continents of switching temperatures.

Attendez.

 

Cold feet crawls along the tapholes

Invisible, like crimson in snowflakes

Clouds in cerulean.

Fizzling light of one ending cheroots,

was enough to make fireflies on the staircase.

We climbed, thinking of baobab.

We returned

When Cannes stars had bronchitis,

The cold wind took a different road

We  should  catch it before it moves to the Love Valley

Share it equally, chew it before it melts.

When I see you again,

I will  insert  my  fairytales in your chimera.

I’ll return again, as a stranger you dye to meet.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

*

Spotlight

spot_imgspot_img

Revisiting Ambedkar’s Vision of ‘United States of India’: Can It Stand as Modern India’s Viable Alternative?

In April 2020, Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor waded into the debate, arguing that a Presidential system would prevent the “one-man show” that the Indian system has evolved into. The proponents of this line of thought also cite the United States' (relative) political stability as one of the key reasons to support their argument. The proposal challenges the Indian Constitution’s “Basic structure doctrine” decided by the Supreme Court in the Kesavananda Bharathi case. However, this requires further examination: a Presidential form of government might fix some of India’s political gridlock, but it may also open Pandora’s Box, releasing a whole wake of issues in its place. This includes a politically biased Supreme Court and horse-trading of MPs on a scale unheard in Indian politics.

Reconstructing our solidarity with the farmers’ protest

The controversial farm laws brought by the union government are essentially about the agricultural market. As the domains (Agriculture and the...

Sharapova: Victim of Fate or of False Regulatory Mechanism?- Dr. Razeena Kuzhimandapathil, Kerala

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova definitely had a controversial career both inside and outside tennis courts. She has the talent that...

Must read

Reviewing ‘Obsession and Wild Pigeon’ by Ismat Chughtai

My interest in Ismat Chughtai developed when I first...
- Advertisement -spot_img

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you