Tag Archives: Nilesh Mondal

Dreamcatcher #5

Royina, I’ve heard the moon can still be seen, From a corner of your terrace In the oldest colony of the city. The full moon. The blood moon. Shines, like a nightmare And its cold light washes the tip of … Continue reading

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Dreamcatcher #4

1. There is an old theatre, By the end of the road. And people don’t go there anymore For fear of catching diseases. 2. We share secrets, Royina, Every night. In whispers. Over the phone. You tell me you don’t … Continue reading

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Dreamcatcher #3

1. Our goddess lives under a banyan tree Deep in the forest. She paints And sings songs, to put herself to sleep. 2. Royina, your dad paints too. Tuesday evening, he paints skies And at the dinner table, you wonder … Continue reading

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Dreamcatcher #2

1. There was a time when we could travel To the top of a cliff, to watch a city blush After rains. 2. Royina, let me tell you how stars are made. Don’t be afraid. They aren’t gods. Neither are … Continue reading

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Dreamcatcher #1

1. If I met you, Royina, Would you give me a reason To walk on dried grass today? 2. I wish The sun was a little warmer And paper dry. I wish There was still a sour taste To the … Continue reading

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