Amit Chaudhuri

(1962 - / Calcutta / India)

'Apples Still Come From Kashmir' - Poem by Amit Chaudhuri

Apples still come from Kashmir
pale pink in crates in winter’s market.
Each grew through the year till it absorbed
the valley’s sweetness and undertaste
and reached its final shape and weight.
They are not dead, but come to fruition.
When you bite them, not blood,
but the valley’s clear juice floods your mouth.

[From St Cyril Road and other poems]


Comments about 'Apples Still Come From Kashmir' by Amit Chaudhuri

  • (1/14/2018 8:49:00 AM)

    I want a summary of ur poem Apples still come from Kashmir (Report)Reply

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  • Mark Heathcote (12/27/2013 12:58:00 PM)

    Amit, thats a lovely poem nice one! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 16, 2012



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