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Aditya Bahl



Haiku


                                                                            sex 
                                                                            goddess
                                                                                  drips

                                                                 “a template”

                                                                             someone’s kids
                                                                                       scavenging                                                 
                                                                                            
                                                                  papayas




    sentience a shoe-shine boy’s bare feet in our erogenous zones




                                       lemon
                                              a void
                                                   example




     main central thrust
    
     a packet 
     of chips
     filled with
     boulders




                                                                                         non-recyclables          vishnu’s navel
                                                                                                                                    dissolving
                                                                                                                                                         into





                                                          resemblance      moon ornament

                                             or name 
                                             or      me     or

                                                        (not)
                                                            me
                                                             left
                                                              alone                                                                        



Aditya Bahl was born and brought up in Himachal Pradesh. Works have appeared or are forthcoming in Lilliput Review, iArtistas, Haiku 21, Offerta Speciale, Poetry Salzburg Review, Rampike and others. A chapbook of visual poetry is available here. Portions of a manuscript titled ARE Poems have been featured at Library of Invisible. Co-edits Bones, a journal of contemporary haiku.
 
 
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1 Comments:

Blogger Raymond Farr said...

Best haiku I've ever read!

11:58 PM  

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