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,…

Achhe Din: Four Poems

Achhe Din: Four Poems

Soibam Haripriya ‘Typewriter Talks’, Shoili Kanungo, Image courtesy the artist   Dystopia or Acche Din A meat for a meat That is the new law A meat for a meat A slaughter for a slaughter That is the new law Ram’s rajya is dystopia Sita’s blood is the colour of earth Ram’s rajya is dystopia…