A. K. Ramanujan

(16 March 1929 - 13 July 1993 / Mysore / India)

Poems of A. K. Ramanujan

1. A River 6/16/2012
2. Astronomer 6/16/2012
3. Chicago Zen 6/16/2012
4. Elements of Composition 6/16/2012
5. Extended Family 6/16/2012
6. On The Death of A Poem 6/16/2012
7. Prayers To Lord Murugan 6/16/2012
8. Self-Portrait 6/16/2012
9. Still Life 6/16/2012
10. The Black Hen 6/16/2012

Still Life

When she left me
after lunch,I read
for a while.
But I suddenly wanted
to look again
and I saw the half-eaten
sandwich,
bread,
lettuce and salami,
all carrying the shape
of her bite.

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