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Do You Remember Those Caves? A Poetry Film on Gwalior

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do you remember those caves

at the foot of the fort

where we used to play

and the old cemetery

we once hid from the sun

and hordes of maratha warriors

cascading behind a broken window

hunting relentlessly

for stolen moments.

the heart was then a street

pursuing days and nights

and a subdued sky

hid a longforgotten secret.

imprisoned

we traveled the eyes

and hopes

of another day.

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  • Ben - Editor
    Ben - Editor
    March 11th, 2009 @12:30 #
     
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    Lovely, evocative poem & video here.

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  • <a href="http://helenmoffett.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    Helen
    March 11th, 2009 @12:47 #
     
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    I've encountered the poem before (on Amitabh's website), but not the video, which gives a sense of the scale and size of one of my fave Ami paintings. Who's the stunning beauty whose face graces the end?

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  • <a href="http://poetsprintery.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Amitabh</a>
    Amitabh
    March 11th, 2009 @18:00 #
     
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    Thanks Ben
    Many thanks Helen, just another audiovisual fantasy....

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  • <a href="http://fionasnyckers.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Fiona</a>
    Fiona
    March 11th, 2009 @19:08 #
     
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    I also remember the poem well, but was enchanted to watch the video. I'm starting to feel as though I've been to Gwalior...

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  • <a href="http://poetsprintery.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Amitabh</a>
    Amitabh
    March 11th, 2009 @21:58 #
     
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    Welcome to the Royalty of Gwalior, Fiona

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