Birds on wings
damnation, exploratory ways
in manner implosive
Have no regrets life can’t kill ( all)
in mortgage of impossibilities news
of earthquake or, that of soldiers
killed in timeless borders of conflict
is one more,
cruising signature of how we love
stigmatizing wounded flesh
for – obituaries.

Ananya S Guha lives in Shillong in North East India. He has been writing and publishing poetry for the last thirty years, and his poetry has appeared in numerous online publications. He holds a doctoral on the novels of William Golding and currently is a senior academic in India's Indira Gandhi National Open University. Read other articles by Ananya S..