by Ankur Betageri (June 2016)
Delirium machine. Cinema.
Reality. Whatever you think
horizon. Flesh made sun.
Eyeballs, like air-bubbles.
Rising into space.
In the pool I follow. Your
When you turn around—a dolphin
smile. Three sharks circling
the sun. In the dark whirlpool of
In the storm. Our hearts run amok.
Blinking errors. Newer forms.
Two movements—we collide like this.
Our scripts exchange. In the storm.
Then. Delirium of
Whatever you think
Ankur Betageri (b.1983) is a poet, short fiction writer and visual artist based in New Delhi. His published works include The Bliss and Madness of Being Human (poetry, 2013) and Bhog and Other Stories (short fiction, 2010).
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