Dom Moraes

(19 July 1938 – 2 June 2004 / Mumbai / India)

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  • David Taylor (1/17/2018 1:45:00 AM)

    A great poet, with all that the word implies. Gifted with the ability to evoke powerful and dramatic images in all his poems, where the rhyme and the sense meet in a perfect blend of meaning. Read Dracula, the poem works on two levels. I feel privileged to have spent a couple of enjoyable evenings in his company and that of Leela Moraes his mercurial wife.

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  • Reena modak (12/21/2017 10:07:00 AM)

    What is the name of Dom moraes


Ground in the Victorian lock, stiff,
With difficulty screwed open,
To admit me to the seven mossed stairs
And the badly kept garden.

Who runs to me in memory
Through flowers destroyed by no love

But the child with brown hair and eyes,

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