Ramesh Iyengar Poems
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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
lost long ago among
other things lost long ago;
lame wandering cows from nowhere
have been known to be tethered,
given a name, encouraged
to get pregnant in the broad daylight
of the street under the elders'
supervision, the girls hiding
behind windows with holes in them.
Unread library books
usually mature in two ...
Blessings From Hymen
Blessings from Hymen
As two branches of
grafted to yield
fair, sweet new one.
As mellow honey dripped in