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Habitation

Rating: 3.6
Marriage is not
a house or even a tent

it is before that, and colder:


the edge of the forest, the edge
of the desert
the unpainted stairs
at the back where we squat
outside, eating popcorn
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Chinedu Dike 11 April 2021
Well expressed thoughts and feelings, an insightful bit of verse.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 11 April 2021
Congratulations with the great honour of being chosen as The Modern Poem Of The Day. I have read your poems and novels, all scintillating masterpieces. In concised form you can tell worthy poems, most valuable for us as students to read and learn from your poems.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 11 April 2021
A short but complete poem about Marriage is thus where painfully and with wonder at having survived even this far we are learning to make fire. So the great Poetess has formulated like this. True amazing!
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Varsha M 11 April 2021
Everything thst made me to habitat. Wonderful.
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Varsha M 11 April 2021
So well penned. Nothing you missed. Everything is important. Yes indeed marriage is not the house but all others thing that made me to house
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Whatever Soulmate 14 March 2021
So true the suffering is there
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Savita Tyagi 14 March 2021
Marvelous poem. Learning never stops in marriage. It truly represents life.
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Anil Kumar Panda 13 March 2021
Great imagery and deeply philosophical ink. Enjoyed thoroughly.
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Dr Dillip K Swain 13 March 2021
I have read your fiction, ‘Surfacing' where you have so meticulously unfolded the alienation of all women. So great is your work. Do you make oblique reference to the concept of alienation through ‘the edge of the forest…..the edge of the desert….the unpainted stair….greatly expressed!
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