Category Archives: Yuyutsu Sharma

Poem -River: Morning – Yuyutsu Sharma

Cruel river  knows each time  I come to brood  over her roaring waters  each time I come  to her deafening banks  to gleam my dreams  over the plump flanks of her warm body  each time I come  to pour last … Continue reading

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Poem – River at Night – Yuyutsu Sharma

Dark night  I cannot see the river.  I can only  hear it thundering rumble.  A water well explodes  enamored in the fleshy  clutch of fluffy  clouds, making a cave of this gorge.  Only fingers of the fireflies  illuminate its shape, … Continue reading

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Poem -Space Cake, Amsterdam – Yuyutsu Sharma

“Don’t panic,” they said,  remain cool like your Krishna,  meditate maybe like Buddha,  uttering ‘Om Mani Padme,’ jewel in the lotus,  or lie down and relax  like Vishnu on the python-bed  to float on the ocean’s currents,  buoyant on the … Continue reading

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Poem – Temple, London (For Maggie Hindley) – Yuyutsu Sharma

Wind howled  like the trumpet of a fierce Kali  rushed in through  the Temple Tube Station  to slap my face  to smother the flame  of my breath  and blind my vision  as I soared  floaing up the steely slope  of … Continue reading

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Poem – The Fewa Lake – Yuyutsu Sharma 

From the shoulder of a hill  from a garden restaurant where  exhausted tourists lie, massaging  hysteric limbs of a nightmare,  from dingy tea-shop  of a grandma, crying from  the smoke of her charred dreams,  from the balcony  of a hut … Continue reading

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Poem – Sagarmatha – Yuyutsu Sharma 

The turquoise lake that longs to belong to the ocean  trapped to see  dazzling face of the Everest.  The climbers from the world over  come to see their haggard faces  in the clear light of her crystal eyes  before facing … Continue reading

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Poem – Way to Helambu – Yuyutsu Sharma

On the way to Helambu  tall columns  of the killing kilns  of Bhaktapur  against the shimmering snows  of Mukut  of Ganesh Himal  grey plumes  of poisonous smoke  a rattle snake  in green terraces  of light  stadiums of delight.

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