Porcelain Picasso


Why are words
So beautiful
And fragile
As porcelain
When they lie

Down to die?
Why do
Gather around

Like the poignant
Of a Picasso canvas?

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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).

4 thoughts on “Porcelain Picasso

  1. Maaya Dev

    Porcelain Picasso reminds famous quote ‘Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks’. Poet left his silent concerns for readers to divulge. Lovely !


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