Devanshi Khetarpal and Trivarna Hariharan
Devanshi Khetarpal and Trivarna Hariharan Poems
- The Silver Monocle Sedulously, he carved a neighbourhood in ...
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The Silver Monocle
Sedulously, he carved a neighbourhood in the
mirror. Finding that ersatz reflection strangely demure,
he resolved never to fix his eyes on the Janus-faced,
conniving reflector ever again. Underneath the pedestal,
his physiognomy slipped into hebetude like the disjointed
craters of the argentate moon. The flocculent glass- besmeared
with the vacuousness of the tribe, shut its aviary to abort the
childless womb. The glint of the moon stigmatised, gave away to
a sterile light, the most strident of its kind, belittling the
monarch of the night to a moping ovoid. ...