Treasure Island

poddar kushal

(29th april 1977 / kolkata)

Apparent Dissociation


The father stoops over the perambulator
and examines his child with lab precision.
Her nonsense words weigh less than
twenty-one grams.

His face reappears in the floating position
one day, while dusting a cabinet,
to no apparent association.

He comes down from whatever he is.
How much does he weigh now?

Submitted: Saturday, July 20, 2013
Edited: Saturday, July 20, 2013
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