Poems

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1.
In Love With A Gorgon
At the time of the sun's spitting saffron out in the sky,
my life turned into a dazzling Gorgon and smiled.

The Gorgon with her snaky hair and tempting eyes
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2.
Somewhere Around Despair
for Sonja Broderick

'...the nameless pain from which one feels there can be no way out,
and one knows despair is absolute.'
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3.
The Defeat
for my father

The King saw his chiefs stand like the deaf
(brave sepoys stirred blood in their veins,
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4.
Disjecta Membra
for Geoffrey Hill

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5.
The House Of Rumours
(for Monira Qais)

I had just slipped straight from my mother’s womb
into this house where rumours breed like spawn,
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6.
St. George And The Dragon
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Shadows fell on indispensable hopes and grace.
All of our inherited clemency cowered;
and the currency of hopes was almost over,
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7.
The Betrayal
"... to be alone. Because it's not your enemies who condemn you to solitude, it's your friends." - from The Joke by Milan Kundera

Everyday people say it's my heart
that arches over life like a bridge
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8.
Apostles Of The New Age
1. To the Apostle of Killing Degeneration

Thunderlight had startled your eyes like an ape's,
and the ministers you ushered into a dungeon
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9.
Shakespeare’s Quills
“Lest the wise world should look into your moan,
And mock you with me after I am gone.” – W. Shakespeare

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10.
Custard Apples
After school, I used to climb at home
the one and only custard apple tree;
(our house was lonelier all day
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