Keki Daruwalla

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

Keki Daruwalla Poems

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

Alexander Crosses The Hellespont

He was a little tentative
when it came to the East.
Its ways were quite insidious
and odd to say the least.

His experience was unhappy:
His first stop had been Cairo
where he had gone to dropp his card
and call on the Pharoah.

They laid a banquet for him
At the Casino Mariot
and placed by Pope Shenodah
who but Judas Iscariot!

The Turks would be more organized
he fondly hoped - and damn!
He couldn't cross the Hellespont.
There was a traffic jam.

He raged and ranted fiercely
"I must have been a fool
to try and ...

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