Deepa Agarwal

Rookie (Almora, Uttarakhand, India)

Deepa Agarwal Poems

1. Do Not Weep Lonely Mirror 5/2/2011
2. A Tale Of Two Princesses 5/2/2011
3. Thoughts On A Ritual 5/2/2011
4. Love That Flighty Djinn 5/2/2011
5. Childhood Rain 5/2/2011
6. Breaking The Sound Barrier 5/2/2011
7. Forgotten Kaleidoscopes 5/2/2011
8. Cape Of Good Hope 5/2/2011
9. Losing 5/2/2011
10. Mother Dominica's Tranquil Square 5/2/2011
11. Robben Island 5/4/2011
12. The Graveyard Has Shut Me Out 5/2/2011
13. Palm Sunday 5/2/2011
14. A Forest Of Narcissus 5/2/2011
15. Woman On The Road To Lhasa 5/2/2011

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Woman On The Road To Lhasa

Beneath the mask
my face melts
like a jaggery cake in the sun
I can see
as I preserve the pink of my skin.

But what’s the use?
my sisters remain strangers
behind yak skin cheeks
that cannot exchange smiles
to lighten
the tyranny
of the road to Lhasa. All
blinding earth and searing sky
bleached bone and rubble
hung over a chafing saddle
feeding fleas.

when night’s black tent
enfolds the enemy, sun,
can I breathe. Let
chilly air soothe broiling skin
let laughter flow free…
as I shed the ...

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