Keki Daruwalla

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

Keki Daruwalla Poems

1. Notes From The Underground 3/28/2012
2. Alexander Crosses The Hellespont 3/28/2012
3. A Take-Off On A Passing Remark 3/28/2012
4. Al-Azhar Lecture 3/28/2012
5. Bars 3/28/2012
6. Migrations 3/28/2012
7. Wolf 3/28/2012
8. Map-Maker 3/28/2012
9. The Poseidonians 3/28/2012
10. Underwater Notes 3/28/2012
11. Sappho To Aphrodite 3/28/2012
12. Suddenly The Tree 3/28/2012
13. Before The Word 3/28/2012
14. Fish 3/28/2012
Best Poem of Keki Daruwalla

Fish

The sea came in with her and her curved snout
and her tin coloured barnacles
and long threaded rose moles
patterned on her body.

The sea brought her and her curved snout
and her rose moles and her eyes still translucent
as if half aware and half unaware
of the state of her body.

The sea came in with her and her scimitar snout
and her translucent eyes
greying into stone.

The sea brought her in,
wrapped in seaweed
and slapped her on the sand,
all five feet of her
with the armour of her scales
and the filigree of her rose moles. ...

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