Nanijaan (Grandmother)

May 12, 2016 — Washington, DC

Indian you are
Born and wild,
Indian you are
Old and styled.

Of poems who speak
To you rather, then us,
Be wise as you,
State kind, say us.

Indian are you,
So bold, and fine,
So smart by the curved mind
Whose eyes, are earths.

Indian, so kind,
Indian, so wild,
As Himalaya you have climbed
And urged to hurt.

Be forth, come hither,
As lover of soul
As poet
As chemist.

Indian, my India
Be Jai,
Be bird.
Not blue, be green

Be golden
Be Indian,
Be earthed.
Be golden

Be Indian
Be kind 
Be earthed.
Be here for all, my luck, as I have lost too much.

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