Sunder And Sonati

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Big Brother's Beard

in Big Brother · 1 min read

Big Brother's Beard is Long and flowing Its hypnotic value Is forever growing Like that moving pipe The snake-charmer uses Our eyes keep following His beard's ruses And softly softly He murmurs

Epitaph

in Obituary · 1 min read

When Chithappa died I did not cry Grieve the dead, we must But enjoy the lives of the living, too What is gone is the body What is gone is the soul What remains are memories Pleasant (And

The View

in Hippo Rock · 1 min read

Sitting on Hippo Rock I see below me In the valley A chequerboard of greens That glistening green is Potti's paddy field Yet to be harvested Potti, the rough diamond With whom we had Our first fight

Generation Gap

in Children · 1 min read

When we have children We want to Well Bring them up well We have to be aware, though, that They are Not clay to be moulded into pots Nor pots to be filled by us Think of Gardens to be tended

Privilege

in Privilege · 1 min read

I wear my privilege On me Like an endi shawl Wrapped tightly About my shoulders To keep out the cold But just as An endi shawl Can wrap itself around And warm More than one person I find that I can

Birdie

in College, · 1 min read

Flipping through the pages of An alumni magazine I bumped into (Admittedly electronically) A co-author And found him to be An old friend Oi Birdie Hey Svai The shouts rang out (Admittedly