Ghazal of the Ishq

01 July 2010
ECHOSTREAM
ECHOSTREAM

Kama, Eros, whatever. Names are air, and I’m all breath to feel.

I’m no God. I’m what you wish a God would make you feel.

Penlight between bared wolf teeth, I shake you out like a drawer.

Don't want to read further? Stay in touch

  • Free newsletters. updates. and special reads
  • Be the first to hear about subscription sales
  • Register for Free

    Amit Majmudar is the author of two award-winning books of poetry, 0’,0’ and Heaven and Earth. His poetry has been published in The Best American Poetry 2007, The Kenyon Review is currently serialising his novel Azazil.

    Keywords: poetry Ghazal Amit Majumdar On the truck with Delhi Fire Service Ryan Lobo Delhi Fire Service firefighters Tikri Kalan
    COMMENT