“Bones” by Rumjhum Biswas

27 Sep

The newest issue of Cha is out, and I think you’ll find it to be an excellent issue all around. I’m particularly taken with Rumjhum Biswas’s poem “Bones,” which begins this way:

The smallest bones I collected,
still warm and sticky
from your smoldering pyre.

You can read the whole poem over at Cha. When you’re done, check out Cha editor Tammy Ho Lai-Ming’s comments about the poem at the Cha blog.

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4 Responses to ““Bones” by Rumjhum Biswas”

  1. Rumjhum Biswas September 28, 2010 at 8:37 am #

    Thank you, for taking time out to read, appreciate and write about it. Thank you.

    • Bob Bradshaw October 14, 2010 at 4:21 am #

      One of the finest poems that I have read in some time….it’s concise and troubling and touching all at once…beautiful job!

  2. t October 2, 2010 at 9:50 am #

    Thank you very much for reading the new issue of Cha. Indeed, “Bones” is one of the strongest poems in this edition.

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