• Article 370

    Arundhati Ghosh

    August 8, 2019

    Article 370

    Olive and Chinar don’t resemble each other
    But settlers have the same shiny eyes
    See
    Will you cleanse it of mass graves before you buy land in Kashmir
    Or bury the undead – 
    Choose
    No matter onto which side of the valley your windows open
    The wind will forever be still 
    Remember
    The love that belongs, susceptible to being displaced
    Digs deeper into the bones of land
    Imagine
    Olive and Chinar don’t resemble each other
    But settlers have the same shiny eyes…..


    Arundhati works in the arts and culture in Bangalore. She mainly writes in Bangla.

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