Nissim Ezekiel

(16 December 1924 - 9 January 2004 / Mumbai / India)

Night Of The Scorpion


I remember the night my mother
was stung by a scorpion. Ten hours
of steady rain had driven him
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  • Rookie Prem Surya Kumar (7/17/2013 1:25:00 AM)

    One of the poem I read in childhood and I still remember. Absolutely original and unique. A classic poem, which will stand the test of time. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,905 Points Soulful Heart (3/28/2012 5:54:00 AM)

    so poignantly put................an incident of a scorpion bite turned into an insight of human behaviour.................bravo! ! (Report) Reply

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