Treasure Island

Dilip Chitre

(17 September 1938 – 10 December 2009 / Gujarat / India)

Poems of Dilip Chitre

1. At Midnight in the Bakery at the Corner 3/29/2012
2. Bhopal Embryos 3/29/2012
3. Determined to Tell Lies 3/29/2012
4. Father Returning Home 3/29/2012
5. Flesh Tint 3/29/2012
6. Frescoes 3/29/2012
7. Haiku in the Memory of Dadar Beach Circa 1957 3/29/2012
8. Horniman Circle Garden Circa 1964 3/29/2012
9. In The Light of Birds 3/29/2012
10. In Your Poisoned Wounds 3/29/2012
11. Kiev, Ukraine : April 1980 3/29/2012
12. Leningrad, sans Mandelstam, April 1980 3/29/2012
13. Lost Images 3/29/2012
14. Ode To Bombay 3/29/2012
15. Prophets 3/29/2012
16. The House of My Childhood 3/29/2012
17. The Rains 3/29/2012
18. The River Indrayani at Dehu 3/29/2012
19. The view from Chinchpokli 3/29/2012
20. They Tell Me Your Colour is Blue 3/29/2012

The Rains

Through her blood's lightly layered
Hazy darkness
Lightning flashes out branches of my being
When, through intoxicated wet leaves,
The sudden stirring that's the month of Ashadha
Passes tenderly like a slight shiver.
And there remains
Only she
Of the trees, among the trees, for the trees:

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