Koyamparambath Satchidanandan

Pulloot, Thrissur district, Kerala, India
Koyamparambath Satchidanandan
Pulloot, Thrissur district, Kerala, India
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The Last Goal

I, Zinedine Zidane,
the stranger you feel like stabbing
as the French sun dazzles you (1) ,
one with a different face and a different build
still hoping in vain to be
one among you,
one who drank molten steel to
cultivate his muscles so that
you might love him
one who ran along sharp-pointed nails
to grow nimble of foot,
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Gangadharan Nair Pulingat 28 November 2018
TIhough I am not familiar with The outsider the work of great Albert Camus I like this poem from its different characters taken from world classic. In fact Camus's great novel Plague so interesting to me.
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Unnikrishnan E S 27 November 2018
Part 4 And his life, His innumerable failures forms his last goal, and it is a self-goal because he is the striker and he himself is the goalkeeper who fails....
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Unnikrishnan E S 27 November 2018
Part 3 The heavy burdensome baggage of the past, There were no spectators before me, no cameras: only the wrinkled face of my mother, all mothers, in exile; An exile from one’s homeland is an exile from ‘life’, from ‘love’....
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Unnikrishnan E S 27 November 2018
Part 2 But, behind the hot blood, there is a timid, but self respecting human being: Pardon me if for eight seconds the raging blood of my wounded race hunted down from New York to Gujarat rushed into my head I bow only for namaz” Pity is, man is identified by his race...
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Unnikrishnan E S 27 November 2018
A deep and angular analysis of the psyche of a refugee. “I was shown the red card long ago”... how better can the agony of living along, be expressed! Life is a confinement for life... Contd...
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