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Jayanta Mahapatra

(22 October 1928 - / Cuttack / India)

Poems of Jayanta Mahapatra

1. A rain of rites 12/27/2013
2. A Summer Poem 12/27/2013
3. Ash 3/29/2012
4. Dawn at puri 12/27/2013
5. Dhauli 12/27/2013
6. Freedom 3/29/2012
7. Grandfather 12/27/2013
8. Her Hand 3/29/2012
9. Hunger 3/29/2012
10. Main temple street 12/27/2013
11. Sanskrit 12/27/2013
12. Summer 12/27/2013
13. Taste for Tomorrow 12/27/2013
14. The Captive Air of Chandipur-on-Sea 12/27/2013
15. The Indian Way 12/27/2013
16. The Moon Moments 12/27/2013
17. The Vase 12/27/2013
18. Twilight 12/27/2013

Freedom

At times, as I watch,
it seems as though my country's body
floats down somewhere on the river.

Left alone, I grow into
a half-disembodied bamboo,
its lower part sunk
into itself on the bank.

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