ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Sunstroke

A Dawn to Dusk Strike

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Infinitesimal strides of a slithering python-like procession

Cleaving a deep gorge on our landscape.

Our fists held high like a burning torch

The light at the end of an epoch-long tunnel.

We paint our canvas with the color of the sky

Our crescendos are alliterative.

Only our sun will rise tomorrow

We could be the sunstroke on your pale privileged pigmentation.

Our lives disentangled from yours like

Disjoint pages in history books coming apart.

We strive to evict a shadow from our lives

Like the moon laboring out of an eclipse.

[9 April 2018, All Kerala Hartal by Dalit organisations]

 

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Updated On : 18th May, 2018
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