Seshendra Sharma
Nagaraajupaadu/Nellore district/AP/India
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Gorilla - 10

Roads of your looks have no end, but
Your eye are not birds which migrated to other lands.
If you lift your eyes, the whole street rises to the skies,
if you drop them, the street drops to the earth, Friend fix your sight
to a star and march forward
Do not curb those muscles which are
Galloping wild horses with frothing mouths; that
Power alone, which slumbers in your swarthy
Hands shall protect you, the raw power of
The primordial Gorilla.
Their God fled away from the temple to
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Gorilla - 10
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: revolutionary,sacrifice
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Gorilla IS Seshendra Sharma's Modern Indian Classic published
IN 1976, when India WAS Passing Through THE Cruel Times OF Emergency Imposed BY Indira Gandhi
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Seshendra Sharma 11 March 2020
In the Photo Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India felicitates Seshendra Sharma, in Central Sahitya Akademi Golden Jubilee Celebrations: 2005
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