Keki Daruwalla

(1937 - / Lahore / British India (Pakistan))

Keki Daruwalla Poems

1. Before The Word 3/28/2012
2. Suddenly the Tree 3/28/2012
3. Wolf 3/28/2012
4. Fish 3/28/2012
5. Map-Maker 3/28/2012
6. Sappho To Aphrodite 3/28/2012
7. Underwater Notes 3/28/2012
8. Migrations 3/28/2012
9. AL-AZHAR Lecture 3/28/2012
10. The Poseidonians 3/28/2012
11. A Take-off on a Passing Remark 3/28/2012
12. Bars 3/28/2012
13. Notes From The Underground 3/28/2012
14. Alexander Crosses The Hellespont 3/28/2012

Map-Maker

Perhaps I'll wake up on some alien shore
In the shimmer of an aluminium dawn,
to find the sea talking to itself
and rummaging among the lines I've drawn;
looking for something, a voyager perhaps,
gnarled as a thorn tree in whose loving hands,
these map lines of mine, somnambulant,
will wake and pulse and turn to shoreline, sand.

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