Treasure Island

ANANDA GOPAN

(7-6-1993 / trivandrum, kerala, india)

To Begin With


After a break of some time,
I am getting to know my poetry,
once again
and it is getting to know me
once again
we sniff at each others
armpits,
and inside each others
ears,
and behind each others necks
we are both
confident
and a little sassy
And i now,
know that
all the time i was,
trying to get away from it
What i am,
I am because of it
And what i am is good enough
even for me.

After a break of some time,
I am getting to know my poetry,
once again
and it is getting to know me
once again

Submitted: Sunday, June 05, 2011
Edited: Monday, June 06, 2011

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