Sunday, November 9, 2014

A Poem by Sunil Sharma


A raven drinking
Out of a small puddle
Formed rudely,
On a tar road in the
Suburban Mumbai,
On a rainy afternoon,
Blending well with the
Darkness around;
Its bobbing neck,
Giving a queer kinesis
To the little fractured pool
And the otherwise static scene.

Mumbai-based, Sunil Sharma, a college principal, is also widely-published Indian critic, poet, literary interviewer, editor, translator, essayist and fiction writer.  He has already published three collections of poetry, one collection of short fiction, one novel and co-edited five books so far.  His six short stories and the novel Minotaur were recently prescribed for the undergraduate classes under the Post-colonial Studies, Clayton University, Georgia, USA.  He is a recipient of the UK-based Destiny Poets' inaugural Poet of the Year award -- 2012.

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