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Autumn 2006, vol 4 no 3


Usha Kishore


writing my life
in vivid autumnal
metaphors -
  Exiled dreams
fly into the gold
of falling leaves…
continents dissolve
in autumn shades - a bridge
between two worlds…
  The inner temple of
autumn opens - a
dark God claims me…
the sky turns into
birds, chasing my verse -
Autumn Raga…

Usha Kishore Born and brought up in Kerala, South India, Usha Kishore now lives on the Isle of Man, UK, where she teaches English at the Isle of Man College. Her poetry and critical articles have been published in magazines and anthologies in the UK, Ireland, India, the US and online.