shirish kumar mourya


shirish kumar mourya Poems

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2. I Talk As If Someone Listens To Me 2/15/2012
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I Talk As If Someone Listens To Me

All through the night
like a favorite black and white heroine from old movies
memories circle around
covered in clothes from tip to toe
under a few strong hilly trees and dense wildberry bushes
a few scenes come running down the slope like awkward idiotic heroes

After a continual stupor
I wake up to see one more morning lying outside the door
blood dripping from its elbow
an equally blood-drenched newspaper sagging under it
It appears like a beaten-up woman
My wife ignores it as if it is just my morning not hers

I look at my swollen eyelid in the ...

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