Keki Daruwalla Poems
|1.||Alexander Crosses The Hellespont||3/28/2012|
|5.||Notes From The Underground||3/28/2012|
|7.||A Take-Off On A Passing Remark||3/28/2012|
|10.||Suddenly The Tree||3/28/2012|
|12.||Sappho To Aphrodite||3/28/2012|
|13.||Before The Word||3/28/2012|
The sea came in with her and her curved snout
and her tin coloured barnacles
and long threaded rose moles
patterned on her body.
The sea brought her and her curved snout
and her rose moles and her eyes still translucent
as if half aware and half unaware
of the state of her body.
The sea came in with her and her scimitar snout
and her translucent eyes
greying into stone.
The sea brought her in,
wrapped in seaweed
and slapped her on the sand,
all five feet of her
with the armour of her scales
and the filigree of her rose moles. ...