Ayyappa Paniker

(12 September 1930 - 23 August 2006 / Kavalam, Kerala, India)

Poems of Ayyappa Paniker

1. A Glass 9/7/2012
2. Beyond Death 9/7/2012
3. Bhagavathykunjamma's Bharatanatyam 9/6/2012
4. Epitaph 9/6/2012
5. Every Dog Has His Night 9/6/2012
6. Father and Mother Do Not Speak To Me 9/7/2012
7. Gallnut 9/7/2012
8. Hey Gagarin 9/7/2012
9. Hoogly 9/6/2012
10. Horse Play 9/6/2012
11. Isn't That Shameful For Us? 9/6/2012
12. Net 9/6/2012
13. Passage To America 9/6/2012
14. Sappho's Dirge 9/7/2012
15. Song of Myself 9/7/2012
16. Sunflower Face 9/7/2012
17. The Cockroach 9/7/2012
18. The Dawns Pause, Playing on The Santoori 9/7/2012
19. The Elections 9/7/2012
20. The Family Saga 9/7/2012

Every Dog Has His Night

The drawing room in his house is filled with animals.
Animals cast in bronze, steel and brass.
Trained to remain quiet, they
turned to quite a noisy racket last night.

It was the turn of the dogs yesterday.

One's bark sparks off the rest.

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