Fragments of Desire in Delhi

Fragments of Desire in Delhi

1. Delhi sets like embers Falling into the cracks Of dismembered flesh Of everyday exhaustion And dying desires 2 Why do you come to me like the Delhi rain Breezy and scattered When I pant for a memory whole Of bruised bodies Coloured and caked Like the softness Of a noisy hometown Scurrying past the…

Two Delhi Poems

Two Delhi Poems

Delhi I There are "To let" signs but they don't let you in. This city of dreams is made of atoms of nightmares and shattered stars of the young. Admitting to none of this, cities hacked and stood watching. I had come here once gazing into a beloved’s eyes. Yes, the usual story: as outcasts,…