A. K. Ramanujan
A River by A. K. Ramanujan

A River by A. K. Ramanujan

In Madurai,city of temples and poets,who sang of cities and temples,every summera river dries to a tricklein the sand,baring the sand ribs,straw and women's hairclogging the ...

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On The Death Of A Poem by A. K. Ramanujan

On The Death Of A Poem by A. K. Ramanujan

Images consult one another, a conscience- stricken jury, and come slowly to a sentence.

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Self-Portrait by A. K. Ramanujan

Self-Portrait by A. K. Ramanujan

I resemble everyonebut myself, and sometimes seein shop-windows despite the well-knownlaws of optics,the portrait of a stranger,date unknown,often signed in a cornerby my ...

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Elements Of Composition by A. K. Ramanujan

Elements Of Composition by A. K. Ramanujan

Composed as I am, like others, of elements on certain well-known lists,father's seed and mother's egggathering earth, air, fire, mostly water, into a mulberry mass,moulding ...

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The Black Hen by A. K. Ramanujan

The Black Hen by A. K. Ramanujan

It must come as leaves to a tree or not at all yet it comes sometimes as the black hen with the red round eye on the embroidery stitch by stitch dropped and found again and when ...

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Prayers To Lord Murugan by A. K. Ramanujan

Prayers To Lord Murugan by A. K. Ramanujan

1 Lord of new arrivals lovers and rivals: arrive at once with cockfight and banner— dance till on this and the next three hills women's hands and the garlands on the chests of men ...

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Chicago Zen by A. K. Ramanujan

Chicago Zen by A. K. Ramanujan

INow tidy your house,dust especially your living roomand do not forget to nameall your children.IIWatch your step. Sight may strike youblind in unexpected places.The traffic light ...

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Extended Family by A. K. Ramanujan

Extended Family by A. K. Ramanujan

Yet like grandfatherI bathe before the village crowthe dry chlorine watermy only Gangesthe naked Chicago bulba cousin of the Vedic sunslap soap on my backlike fatherand thinkin ...

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Still Life by A. K. Ramanujan

Still Life by A. K. Ramanujan

When she left me after lunch,I read for a while. But I suddenly wanted to look again and I saw the half-eaten sandwich, bread, lettuce and salami, all carrying the shape of her ...

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Astronomer by A. K. Ramanujan

Astronomer by A. K. Ramanujan

Sky-man in a manholewith astronomy for dream,astrology for nightmare;fat man full of proverbs,the language of lean years,living in square afteralmanac squareprefiguring the dayof ...

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