Aphorisms from The Border / Elancharan Gunasekaran

voices in the wind stand where you are and speak your name

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one hand gives enslaved to karma the other hand receives

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lightning lips split

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where no man has gone before the afterlife and lived to tell his tale

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arrogant bulldozer showing off its prize kill mauled banyan tree

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I’ll tell you how to run a country you can start by tearing down your walls

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 through the lens scratched crescent moon cat-play with Leo

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stealthily unlocked front door girls’ night smell of booze and sex

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stare-off between crow and beggar leftovers grew wings

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in our “normal” world a mad man sits calmly reading a book

Elancharan Gunasekaran is a multidisciplinary artist and poet. He has a strange love for all things poetical and Sci-Fi. A winner of the Montblanc X Esquire Six-word Story prize 2017. His latest publications are Superatomicluminal (Hesterglock Press, UK), Gods of the Gonzo (Analog Submission Press, UK), The Cosmosnaut Manifesto (UndergroundBooks, New York), Sleeping with Wildflowers (Alien Buddha Press, Arizona/New York), Deviant Flames and Dark Revolver (Roman Books, India/UK). 

He writes on Twitter: @elancharang or Medium: medium.com/@elancharang

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