Meena Kandasamy

(1984 - / Chennai / India)

Meena Kandasamy Poems

1. Evil Spirits 6/20/2012
2. Mascara 6/20/2012
3. Inheritance 6/20/2012
4. Advaita: The Ultimate Question 6/20/2012
5. Fuchsia Shock 6/20/2012
6. Maariamma 6/20/2012
7. Becoming a Brahmin 6/20/2012
8. Another Paradise Lost 6/20/2012
9. Aggression 6/20/2012
10. Amnesia, Selective 6/20/2012
11. How they Prostitute a Poem 6/20/2012
12. An Angel Meeting Me 6/20/2012
13. Cinquains 6/20/2012
14. Apologies for living on 6/20/2012
15. Fire 6/20/2012
16. Love and war 6/20/2012
17. Ekalaivan 6/20/2012
18. If Everything Comes Crashing Down 6/20/2012
19. Blackboard Poems 6/20/2012
20. Composition 6/20/2012

Composition

At that brief time
When you wait
For the audacious cane
To strike your skin,
And the rest of you is flinching
And cringing, with part shame,
And part pain,
Poetry dictates itself
In your mind. Short lines

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