Poems

I Am The Master

Image: Zombie by Ami Prasad

The satin box of hubris exploded
covering farmlands with grey ash
Truth danced outside insolent ears
suffering from selective hearing
Why arrogance has a steel … Read more

Wreaths of Confetti

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It could have been a piece of a kite
A propeller dislodged from a toy airplane
Or a frisbee – splintered by time
These piles of brightly colored festivity
That … Read more

Malleable History

Image: Darkness by Ami Prasad

History,
a meek friend of mathematics
has long grappled with a factual identity crisis
cooked by the privileged ones
under the guardianship of intellectual colored … Read more

The Elusive Guest

Peace, a sly scoundrel,
restless and fragile,
met me a few years ago
for a few seconds
in a red dress
at Macy’s on 34th street.
A miracle indeed!
Stifled … Read more