Sunil Thakkar

Rookie (10-01-1982 / Mumbai)

Sunil Thakkar Poems

1. The Void 6/15/2009
2. The Painter 6/15/2009
3. A Prelude To A Storm 6/15/2009
4. Becoming 6/15/2009
5. About Her 6/15/2009
6. The Kite: An Escape 6/15/2009
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The Painter

Memories reduce, inevitably,
To an opaque ‘past’,
As time imposes it’s nature,
The mind, much like a painter in reverse,
Works meticulously, layer by layer,
Slowly deconstructs it’s masterpiece,
To the very first layer of paint,
‘For beauty may lie in the details,
But the essence in form and shape’,
With this notion, immutable and sanguine,
It sets afloat,
Unruly fragments into an untamed world,
Cold and indifferent, real yet surreal,
And Weightlessly it rests,
On the upright shoulders of experience,
Through journeys inadvertently ...

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