Verses on a Woman
Kushal Poddar’s Poetry on womanhood as part of Rhythm Divine’s collaboration with 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016, initiated in Madrid, Spain.
And I had thirty three
unwritten lines on her
existence and was relieved
a cloud hid the shine
making me relent
from writing anything,
And her smile, an eel
squirming from one
corner of her mouth
to the other and into the night sky,
over the unknown and unseen bird
that flies in darkness
and atop the tip of our metropolis,
passes through the semicircle of moon
and fragmentary houses.
Soon, the city will look fuller,
and the moon will bring back tide into its streets.
Sky Inside The Forests
this is your sky, Ducky.
I point at your chest.
Same goes for you,
Sometimes, a woman has only cages
and she forget to clean their pits.
Sometimes she lifts those and unlatch.
Nothing flies out.
An incessant chirping
lights up a forest of days and nights
that didn’t happen.
These two poems and paintings are the poet’s contribution as part of the 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016, the Kolkata chapter of which is being held on March 26.
Read more poems as part of the Art and Verses: Rhythm Divine Collaborates with Woman Scream 2016
Rhythm Divine Poets in association with Art Fair celebrates the strength of woman on the occasion of woman’s month in March by promoting art and poetry festival in the city of Kolkata. To raise voice against violence on woman is the mutual goal. These associations will lead to Rhythm Divine coordinating Kolkata chapter of the global event called Woman Scream International Poetry and Art Festival on 26th March by Women Poets International Movement (Mujeres Poetas Internacional MPI) from the Dominican Republic, and coordinated by Jael Uribe, MPI’s President.
The Kolkata chapter is co-sponsored by Incredible Women of India, Manya Education Pvt Limited and The Princeton Review hosted by the Berlia family in Kolkata.
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