Friday, 8 October 2010


brian mendonca

Chicken El Dorado
With a Brisa to my left
Seems a fitting moment
For a batsman on 45.
Spanish gypsy music
A candle turned low
The woman of your dreams
Blooms with the promise of life
Kalamkari  print, henna in her hair
Hundra mhojea mama
Makes the mango-mint seem pyrrhic.

(7 October 2010
Amigo Restaurant, New Delhi)

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