Postcard from Kashmir

January 27, 2006 at 10:30 am 16 comments

Agha Shahid Ali

Listen

Kashmir shrinks into my mailbox,
my home a neat four by six inches.

I always loved neatness. Now I hold
the half-inch Himalayas in my hand.

This is home. And this the closest
I'll ever be to home. When I return,
the colors won't be so brilliant,
the Jhelum's waters so clean,
so ultramarine. My love
so overexposed.

And my memory will be a little
out of focus, it in
a giant negative, black
and white, still undeveloped.

(falstaff reads the poem)

[blackmamba]

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    What a lovely poem. It took me back home when I was a teenager. Many, many moons ago. Thank you!

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