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Ricocheting the self ...

written by: Orlando Blake

 

Dusted the spills on us,
outer did they look
to phlegm the cast,
inner carving needed
the taste of rust,
buttered are they
to evince the world,
seeing the carve
needed to be staid,
to see within the inherent
archived deep into the shelves,
remembering the carve
to select the needed,
required the serene
drape of knowing self,
vintage self were lost
in the tide of apathy,
seeing the diaspora,
scented the breeze
to flow in ease ...

Orlando Blake

Orlando Blake

Orbindu Ganga (Orlando Blake) is an Indian post-graduate in science and the first recipient of Dr. Mitra Augustine gold medal for academic excellence. Orbindu Ganga is a multilingual poet, author, critic, content writer, painter, and spiritual healer. He was the featured poet in the November 2019 of Inner Child Press International Publication (USA). His poems have been published in SIPAY Literary Journal (Seychelles), Teesta Review: A Journal of Poetry (India), Sahitya Anand (India), Spillwords Press (USA), SETU (USA), OPA, Atunis (Albania), Winamop (UK), The MAG (India) & Poetry of Spring's Embrace (USA). His poems have been published in anthologies like VASUDHA 2, RAINDROPS OF LOVE, HEARTISTRY, POEMS FROM 30 BEST POETS, MEDLEY OF MELODIES, HARMONIOUS SYMPHONIES, WORLD FOR PEACE and WHISPERS OF SOFTLAY. He has published three articles, two research papers, a book review, and a painting. He is an official member of the World Nation Writers’ Union. He has authored the book “SAUDADE.”
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