Bloodshot Karainagar


the earth and sky
at sunset bleed
memories forgettable but unforgotten
from not too long ago
and perhaps in eras unwritten;
but maybe it’s just the natural order
made for acceptance, capture and even rejoicing
for color carnival and layering —
we could do that, true
we could choose otherwise too.

Karainagar (‘Town on the Coast’) is located 20 km from Jaffna in the island of Karaitivu.

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