Posts Tagged "shweta narayan"

Flourless Devil’s Food

by on Dec 7, 2010 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Shweta Narayan Oranges: you’ll have to grow your own, love, feed them finger-cut, moon-flow, any blood will do.  The neighbour’s cat –just say coyotes got her– and mice who skitter now across her silence. Migrant workers’ daughters when your tree grows...

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Ghosha

by on Sep 13, 2010 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Shweta Narayan System error, Devi says soft as incense ash. Titanium arms (red with reflected silk turmeric-daubed brass gears machine oil slick, anointed with drops of sesame) still empty of blessing. Another child tugs on a gold-edged sari, points high at the bell Father tends the...

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