Treasure Island

Meena Kandasamy

(1984 - / Chennai / India)

Ekalaivan


This note comes as a consolation:

You can do a lot of things
With your left hand.
Besides, fascist Dronacharyas warrant
Left-handed treatment.

Also,
You don’t need your right thumb,
To pull a trigger or hurl a bomb.

(First published in Indian Literature)

Submitted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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