Koyamparambath Satchidanandan

Pulloot, Thrissur district, Kerala, India
Koyamparambath Satchidanandan
Pulloot, Thrissur district, Kerala, India
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MY BODY, A CITY

My body, a city,
my eyes, its cantonments.
In them the eternal vigilance
of watchful sentries.
A railway station between
my ears: there the unceasing tumult
of crowds that wait for
a mate or a prey and
fall asleep, tired: folks who
always miss their trains,

orphaned thoughts gone astray,
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Bharati Nayak 28 December 2018

My body, a city, my eyes, its cantonments. In them the eternal vigilance of watchful sentries. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Remember: when you burn this body, you are burning a city. Remember: when you bury this body you are burying a people. - - - - - - - - What an awesome poem!

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