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Two Poems

Painting: Aya El Fallah

By Prasanta Chakravarty

Mewa Monsters

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Fiery Manacled Soul

have you walked in front of those eyes?
if you did
you won’t do again
in those a soul, a fiery hazard
manacled hands
bracelets shut
throwrug knees slammed
not hers
the sockets
her dearest one, a gurgling wad
askew in the anda-cell

Prasanta Chakravarty 
edits His new book, The Opulence of Existence, is just published from Three Essays Collective, New Delhi.


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