The Prayer

A reluctant moonshine gently lit the contours of his face. He stirred in his sleep. He was in the company of a pleasant dream, expansive like his mother’s love. It had ascended on him and rocked him in its benevolence. But then, a cloud aimlessly shifting in the night...
Possible histories, probable futures

Possible histories, probable futures

1. river 2. bridge 3. man Bridge male river female / Bridge female river male Locals river people / Planters bridge people notes on Arulmani Bridge ( 1929 ? to 2011) and then some….. 1. riverrun Sleepy cars crawl up the mountain Light through shimmering trees A...

It’ll be beautiful when it grows

Months ago I dug up the ground, but underneath there was nothing to be found. With a little effort I inserted a tiny seed, but in my mind it was all a little weed. Watered with care, every single day. “It’ll be beautiful when it grows”, everyone seemed to say, weeks...

Have you ever felt that eerie silence

Have you ever felt that eerie silence when you have nothing to do, nothing to commence, at the break of dawn, when the earth slows down and relaxes itself; every city, every town; When you sit down and listen, the world is so dull, yet seems to glisten; the tiny chirp...