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 ...
The Mamsapuram Saga
The Mamsaapuram Saga….
Far off from my home,
is spotted Mamsaapuram village.
Just a tiny speck in Indian map,
secluded, hidden beside palm groves.
Unheard unvisited, unseen
by curious tourists.
A spot you need to see,