Hemant Divate

(1967 - / Mumbai / India)

Hemant Divate Poems

1. Greetings 9/13/2012
2. The Fragrance Your Body Would Give 9/13/2012
3. BUTTERFLIES 3/5/2018
4. WHEN THE WIFE ISN'T HOME 3/5/2018
5. WHEN I CHECK EMAIL 3/5/2018
6. When I Check Email 9/13/2012
7. Butterflies 9/13/2012
8. Boats 9/13/2012
9. Shopping At The Mega-Mall 9/13/2012
10. A Depressingly Monotonous Landscape 9/13/2012

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A Depressingly Monotonous Landscape

i

How did the landscape in my mind
flow into my daughter's mind?

Right now in front of me is an expanse of
buildings, shopping malls, highways, factories and traffic
and if I tell her to sketch a landscape
she draws sunsets
a flowing river, trees, fields, shrines
draws birds which look like scrawled numbers*
in my tiny, overcast skies

From the seamless forest of this city
are never seen
the sunset beyond the house in my mind
the river, trees, paths, temples, birds, footways
How did these
stream into her mind?

ii

When she ...

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