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5:46, Andheri Local

Rating: 5.0

In the women's compartment
of a Bombay local
we seek
no personal epiphanies.
Like metal licked by relentless acetylene
we are welded—
dreams, disasters,
germs, destinies,
flesh and organza,
odours and ovaries

A thousand-limbed
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
From: On Cleaning Bookshelves
Publisher: Allied Publishers, Mumbai, 2001
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM

Wonderful narration of travel in local trains in Mumbai.

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Subhas Chandra Chakra 10 November 2017

A real time poem so nicely penned, so touchy. 10+++

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Abdulrazak Aralimatti 11 December 2015

Verily, a heart touching poem Loved reading it

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