gopikrishnan narayanan

Rookie (6-4-1968 / kerala, india)

Mother - Poem by gopikrishnan narayanan

Many times
You hurled me

To the feet.
Twirling or pouring
In to the dark

From distances various
From time planes various
Bloodied by solitude
I went on
Like a stone
The centre of the earth

The application
Was rejected

I know.

Somewhere behind
Your eyes
Open and close

If only
A little bit of my flesh
Were jammed
In its hinges!
At least that bit
Of mine
Would have been

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 14, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 6, 2010

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