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03 December, 2004

Don't Clean The House

Don't clean the house

I like the silent clutter
of books, words and dreams
that lie about,
waiting for you
to string them in verse.

Love the smell of incense
that hangs
midway between the kitchen
and the warm bedroom.

and the dust that clings,
the curtains that hide.
passions when passions strike.

don't clean the house
of me and you
making it an empty shell.

Sunil R Nair , 2/12/04

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4 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

beautiful.
specially "silent clutter of books, words and dreams"

susmita

03 December, 2004 11:07  
Blogger annie said...

very visual... can see it all in my mind's eye. and esp that line about passions...

03 December, 2004 14:42  
Blogger manisha lakhe said...

Don't worry, spiders,
I keep house
casually.

03 December, 2004 20:35  
Blogger Max Babi said...

Clutter is so organic....
and sanitized, clinical places
so devoid of passion !
Great words, Sunil.

04 December, 2004 22:57  

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