A. K. Ramanujan

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

A River

In Madurai,
city of temples and poets,
who sang of cities and temples,
every summer
a river dries to a trickle
in the sand,
baring the sand ribs,
straw and women's hair
clogging the watergates

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