Treasure Island

Ananta Madhavan


Concrete Poem on my Office Address


Boxes in boxes
Lift
Shaft
Slide
Up
Down
Doors part open.
Enter
Doors slide shut
light
button
third
floor
Doors part open
Excuse me
Doors slide shut
Left turn here

Corridor of piped music!
Hail! fire-extinguisher.
'Good morning, friends! '
Swing
door
to work.
Air-conditioned day-night.

Submitted: Sunday, June 29, 2014

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Topic(s): carpe diem

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My office-day, Hong Kong, November 1975

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