Treasure Island

Manu Dash

[Manu Dash] (4 July 1956 / Odisha, India)

Poems of Manu Dash

1. An Evening in a Tribal Village 6/17/2014
2. Bhopal 6/17/2014
3. Death of a Crane 6/17/2014
4. Diwali in a Cancer Ward 6/17/2014
5. For a Nude at Konark 6/17/2014
6. Generations 6/17/2014
7. Imagining My Village 6/17/2014
8. Mask 6/17/2014
9. Memories of Super Cyclone 6/17/2014
10. Photograph at CST 6/17/2014
11. Words 6/17/2014

Diwali in a Cancer Ward

No candles were lit,
nor the bursting out
of firecrackers heard;
only enduring silences packed
the dark womb of corridors.

My father waited helplessly
for the biopsy report,
yet to arrive from Mumbai,

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