Escapado

An intense poem by Deeya.

(From the Anthology The Rainbow Hues)

Orange brawls and nude browns
Vie, ripened sheaths of corn
over the harvest stock
mind’s harvesting complete, yellow
aslant rays I wing and leave

the green, slither, summoned in vagueness
I stretch myself, while the Cormorant
a white speck far, prepares for a flight

the cock with its litter, pecks in
at the grains from stubble, while
butterfly thoughts chase, I ponder

a while, glued among pigeons and sparrows
hovering, and with a steady
gathering of feathers in at the helm
i glide a sand hill till, home bound thoughts
bring me down among, the earthy bleating
of a wayward lamb in meekness, I hear
the muezzin’s call

My sojourn fulfilled, I remain
what I cannot disown-

an imperfection in flesh and blood.

©Deeya Bhattacharya

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Deeya Bhattacharya

Deeya Bhattacharya

Born at Durgapur, West Bengal, Deeya Bhattacharya- a PG in English Literature and a Graduate in Education from the University of Burdwan. Her poems and articles have appeared in several National and International journals, websites, E-zine, besides several anthologies. Member of Poets International, She has read her poetry at quite a few fests. She teaches English and Poetry at a State Government High School.
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