Manoharrai Sardessai was a Konkani poet from Goa who contributed immensely to modern Konkani poetry. He was fluent in several languages including French. However, Sardessai wrote extensively in his mother tongue Konkani. This essay will look at a few poems of Sardessai in the light of his close connection to Goan soil. Konkani poet Madhav […]Read More A Brush With Manoharrai Sardessai’s Poems
The grey wind
breathes on your neck.Read More Grey Wind
You still remember the scent of crushed leaves basking in the mud, the sun choking out their water. The inviting aroma of dead leaves would anchor itself in the air of a hot, sunny day. It was the time of farewells and goodbyes, tears and nostalgia for a past that could not be undone. At […]Read More Dead Leaves
My father scanned them with bird’s eyes
Choosing, observing and patient.Read More The Book Family.
But he was there!
The destroyer of hair.Read More A Haircut
My eyes dance
Between words and sentences,Read More The Book
I look into the mirror,
To find the devil staring at meRead More Devil’s Orders