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Sapphire Night In Mumbai

The white ash of day burns down,
dusk seeps across the Arabian Sea,
Mumbai shuts down before my eyes.

The prawn fishers of Sassoon Dock
load furled nets aboard night trawlers.
Workshops empty, shutters clamp
and the curtained bazaars thin;
shaman and holy men retire,
their wobbly legs tug them forward

to mix with cooks and freight handlers;
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rago rago 12 January 2009

tearfull night..... mine wordless comment

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Fred Babbin 28 January 2008

Beautiful stuff. It really touches.

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