Revisiting

Revisiting
The nomadic
Landscape
Of his youth
He observes
Twenty years too late
Migrant birds
Flying south —
He sees
Himself now:
As History
Will see him once:
A nameless
Statue
In a weed-filled
Park
Hopelessly bearing
A burden of crows.

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About VijayNair

I retired as Associate Professor, Department of English, Government Victoria College Palakkad, Kerala. I taught English Language and Literature in various colleges for 31 years. My Ph.D. thesis was on the plays of Wole Soyinka. My collections of verse include "The City and the Hermitage" (1988), "Doors Swing Open" (2008), "Eyes" (2010) and "Whispers of Light in Darkness" (2013). My poems have also appeared in the International Anthologies "I am a Poet" (2013), "With Love" (2013), "Synthesis" (2014) "Poetic Symphonies" (2015) and "Heavenly Hymns" (2015).

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