Slimy dark damp
Like some prehistoric den
The wild smell of animals in cave
rotten petals on a smarmy bough
SLIMY DARK DAMP
(You think you are not into it and then one day it just grabs you)
In your cellular matrix
FEAR HEAPS UPON FEAR
It darkens forever.
Dr Anupama Chowdhury (M.A., B.Ed, M.Phil, Ph.D.) is an Assistant Professor of English, MUC Women's College, Burdwan, West Bengal. She has published several scholarly articles in journals of national and international repute. Her areas of interests are Postcolonial Literatures, SAARC Literatures in English, Gender Studies and Critical Theories. She is currently engaged in Post-Doctoral research on SAARC Literatures in English.
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