Dom Moraes

(19 July 1938 – 2 June 2004 / Mumbai / India)

Poems of Dom Moraes

1. Absences 3/29/2012
2. Architecture 3/29/2012
3. Key 3/29/2012
4. Rendezvous 3/29/2012
5. Spree 3/29/2012

Architecture

The architecture of an aunt
Made the child dream of cupolas,
Domes, other smoothly rounded shapes.
Geometries troubled his sleep.

The architecture of young women
Mildly obsessed the young man:
Its globosity, firmness, texture,
Lace cobwebs for adornment and support.

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