Monday, October 31, 2011

Kushal Poddar- A Poem

 Apparent Dissociation

The father stoops over the perambulator
and examines his child with lab precision.
Her nonsense words weigh less than
twenty-one grams.

His face reappears in the floating position
one day, while dusting a cabinet,
to no apparent association.

He comes down from whatever he is.
How much does he weigh now?

Kushal Poddar (1977- ) resides in the city of Kolkata, India. Apart from poetries, he has written fictions and scripts for television mini-series as well.

His English poems have been published in the online and print magazines all over the world. He is the author of “All Our Fictional Dreams” and been published in “Poor Poet’s Pantry: Collaborative Poems”. The forthcoming book is “Surviving Cyber Life”.

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