Mallika Sengupta

(27 March 1960 - 28 May 2011 / Nadia, West Bengal / India)

Mallika Sengupta Poems

1. The Husband's Black Hands 3/19/2012
2. The Girl On The Sunlit Road 3/19/2012
3. Tongue 3/19/2012
4. Khanaa's Song 3/19/2012
5. Tell Us Marx 3/19/2012
6. A Girl in Gujarat Genocide 3/19/2012
7. Insignia Of Blood 3/19/2012

Tongue

The drumroll of centuries —
our hearts beat
with hopes and fears.
Blood. Battles. Poisoned air:
is this our fate?
Or will the new century transcend hate?

New generations, changing tastes
salt and pepper and sour and sweet

[Hata Bildir]