Terra silhouette sheds its blackish red
on the sky face,
my heart bent over the water for tea,
and its evening;
we are only the shadows of our thoughts.
Dark of not-knowing waits to embrace them.
I add a pinch of dried leaves to the autumn boiling.
Bio and Links
An author and a father, Kushal Poddar, edited a magazine – ‘Words Surfacing’, authored seven volumes including ‘The Circus Came To My Island’, ‘A Place For Your Ghost Animals’, ‘Eternity Restoration Project- Selected and New Poems’ and ‘Herding My Thoughts To The Slaughterhouse-A Prequel’. His works have been translated in ten languages. Forthcoming book is Postmarked ‘Quarantine’ (IceFloe Press, Canada)
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