Poems

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1.
Obituary By A K Ramanujan
Father, when he passed on,
left dust
on a table of papers,
left debts and daughters,
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2.
Small-Scale Reflections On A Great House
Sometimes I think that nothing
that ever comes into this house
goes out. Things that come in everyday
to lose themselves among other things
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3.
The Ghaghra In Spate - A Poem By Keki N Daruwalla
And every year
the Ghaghra changes course
turning over and over in her sleep.
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4.
When Buddha Woke Up...
When Buddha woke up….
As bats, owls screeched in banyan trees,
Right inside the palace, a young man woke up…
To his right, his wife and children asleep.
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5.
Ayyanar Waits For A Year
Ayyanar waits for a Year

God Ayyanar stands with a sickle and spear,
right outside the village limits.
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6.
Alone
Alone
Stretching about a kilometre,
Wide, with margosa trees on either sides,
Srivilliputtur railway station is wonderful.
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7.
Go On Windmills; Go On Windmills !
Go on Windmills; go on windmills !
- - S. Ramesh

Go on Windmills; Go on windmills !
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8.
Vadakkangulam Village
Vadakkangulam Village
I live in a land of wind, literally.
Here, everything is wind. Seasons fixed by the winds.
Windy, not-windy…
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9.
Ghost At Twelve O’ Clock
Ghost at Twelve O’ Clock

Mother used to say:
Don’t wake up late night. Never open door.
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10.
An Ode On Urination
Urination is always a pleasure.

Think of urinating in blank unpeopled streets,
silent, late at midnight.
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