Meena Kandasamy

(1984 - / Chennai / India)

Ekalaivan - Poem by Meena Kandasamy

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)


Comments about Ekalaivan by Meena Kandasamy

  • Rookie Ravindran Govindaraju (9/11/2013 1:12:00 AM)

    so positive..when all is not lost, to prove what we are..
    . nice thought..even if wings are clipped, we can hop. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 20, 2012


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