Treasure Island

Lenin Meitei Thingujam

(Imphal, Manipur)

Biography of Lenin Meitei Thingujam

Lenin Meitei Thingujam poet

A free bird trying to live without figuring life out...someone who wants a mouthful of sky and a piece of the moon...someone with a healthy disrespect for the status quo...artistically temperamental

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Burning Bridges

You rein in my wings,
And try to tame me.
“But what about my fiery breath? ” I ask you.
You smile and tell me you are a phoenix.

I look back and see smoke rising.
I see the bridges I burnt down.
I want to fly back and reach out,
But my wings have been clipped.

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