A. K. Ramanujan

(16 March 1929 - 13 July 1993 / Mysore / India)

Self-Portrait


I resemble everyone
but myself, and sometimes see
in shop-windows
despite the well-knownlaws
of optics,
the portrait of a stranger,
date unknown,
often signed in a corner
by my father.

Submitted: Saturday, June 16, 2012

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