A. K. Ramanujan

(16 March 1929 - 13 July 1993 / Mysore / India)

Still Life


When she left me
after lunch,I read
for a while.
But I suddenly wanted
to look again
and I saw the half-eaten
sandwich,
bread,
lettuce and salami,
all carrying the shape
of her bite.

Submitted: Saturday, June 16, 2012

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