Saturday 23 July 2016


Such a pretty map we have
Some want to change that
But it’s ok, it’s all under control now
We have foiled the attempts at redrawing
Some collateral happened.
They get really dark lead from somewhere, bonded too
2B or not, who knows?
The pencil marks have to be rubbed off hard
Here and there, the paper tore a bit.
But it’s ok, it’s all under control now.

First published in Indian Cultural Forum, July 2016.


Durga Prasad Dash said...

Nice to read

ankita said...

Thank you.

probe said...
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probe said...

Pretty maps on torn papers. Kashmir?

ankita said...

That's the one.

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