Denis Mair

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Denis Mair Poems

41. Pigeons Of Warehouse 20 6/27/2015
42. Thought-Farmer 6/27/2015
43. Offering, By Luowu Muga 7/21/2016
44. Finally Comes The White Peacock 5/7/2016
45. Skies 5/1/2017
46. My Father's Eightieth Birthday 1 7/2/2017
47. July Rain In Seattle (Haiku) 7/27/2017
48. Walking The Temple Dog 3/28/2017
49. Pampas Grass Near Malibu 7/25/2016
50. Deserving Of Garlands 5/6/2016
51. Which Color? 2/7/2016
52. Valentine's Day Concert 3/28/2016
53. Doppleresque 10/5/2015
54. So Says The Peacock 6/27/2015
55. Zoo Break 8/9/2016
56. Cat, By Shu Yu 7/17/2016
57. Like Something Shared Between Poets 4/6/2016
58. The Lawn Grass Elf 6/27/2015
59. Godhuli 5/12/2017
60. I Want To Be Your Personal Poetry Trainer 7/2/2015
61. Stewardess Of The New Age (& Odia Version) 2/7/2016
62. The Origin Of Poetry 3/28/2016
63. George And Me 6/27/2015
64. Sol Faces Luna -new- 8/20/2017
65. Bait Of Pity 6/27/2015
66. Which Color? 2 5/5/2016
67. Original Soup Of Life 8/24/2016
68. Cows In Mysore 6/26/2015
69. The Mountain That Still Needs Climbing 7/2/2015
70. Visiting The Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai 2/14/2016
Best Poem of Denis Mair

Visiting The Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai

A song session under a banyan tree begins the day
Girls in moth-wing saris, young men in white tunics
Disperse to cottage-style classrooms in a forest
Students follow after their teachers, learning by ear
Soaking up the song cycles of Ghandarvaveda music
Devotional strains ring out in this secular school
Art is the vehicle, so a wanderer like me feels at home
As Bach's chorales made me Christian at least in sympathy
Now I peek into the dance theater, roofed in thatch
Bharatanayam dancers are going through basic steps
Bodies and heads tilt as if guided by inner ...

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Pigeons Of Warehouse 20

Pigeons are the final wild birds of the city
Smudged by soot from diesel engines
Waiting for crumbs from someone's hand
They become scenery on the square

On the square there is a fountain
And pigeons need to quench their thirst
So pea-brains of pigeons contain a fountain too

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