The House that I Built

A reflection on impermanence

Unni Nambiar
Oct 2, 2020 · 1 min read

“Every stay in any place betrays the quiet ubiquitousness of the dead” — Olga Tokarczuk (Flights)

I have built a house
that has seen no deaths.
No past ghosts
to haunt the living
with the inexorable memory
of their past existence.

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Unni Nambiar

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Unni Nambiar

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“I don’t want to end up simply having visited this world.” ― Mary Oliver

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Looking for poetry, fiction and philosophical creative non-fiction that can dazzle. We believe literature makes life more beautiful, and sometimes- worth living.

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