Vignettes of a South African Township called Mdantsane

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Haiti 1


haitians stood
some came from afar
there was this strange smell
not of death
nor of the dying
nobody had seen before
the laughter
of death
had spoken before
the common language
of death
nobody before
while watching death.

Poem and Ink Drawing by Amitabh Mitra

1 comment:

  1. these are powerful words, amitabh. and, of course, the visuals have your stamp.