Jyotishman Debnath


Jyotishman Debnath Poems

81. An Interview With God 12/4/2006
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An Interview With God

And they say
they are pilgrims
they are doing it for their God's sake

In a country
where 'patriots' are born
just before every cricket match
it's very unpatriotic to spreak the truth

last night some men with long beard
were held for having terrorist links
they were auto rickshaw drivers
had a home
father mother and lovely wives
everything was right
but the problem is
they say 'Alla ho akbar'
instead of 'Jai Sri ram'

and who knows
some day they might come with
'WMD'..for they have long beard
you can't make an ommlet
without...

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The Painter

I wanted to draw a painting
on the canvas called life...
beatiful, mystic yet attractive..

I started adding on colours
of love, of desire, of hope..
even of envey..

when I finished nothing was there..

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