Meena Kandasamy Poems

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1.
Aggression

Ours is a silence
that waits. Endlessly waits.

And then, unable to bear it
any further, it breaks into wails.
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2.
Apologies For Living On

I am living on
because providing apologies is easy
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3.
Advaita: The Ultimate Question

Non Dualism
Atman Self
Brahman God
Are Equal
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4.
Fire

Black satanic fumes
shroud the blank blue skies
in puffing jet black soot;
few flashy cameras record
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5.
Becoming A Brahmin

Algorithm for converting a Shudra into a Brahmin
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6.
Evil Spirits

You are possessed.
Witch doctors believe in phantoms,
that cause your illness. But, driving out devils
can be challenging. Spirits are given away—
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7.
Frenzied Light

When you called me
To light up your life
I could never refuse.
But, there are things I ask of you.
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8.
An Angel Meeting Me

and may be we will
almost fall in love...
I will look into his eyes,
and he into mine—
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9.
Mascara

The last thing she does
before she gets ready to die
once more, of violation,
she applies the mascara.
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10.
Fuchsia Shock

My bed smells of textbooks
and it is more than a month or so,
since I dreamt of sunlight and the sky's
embrace. Even a woman's lush vanities —
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