Green Card

Kerala to Las Vegas, Nevada. Lagoons, to a dessert town. The slot machines making Calamitous clanging noises, Of falling bonanzas. While a man goes through A little passage to an immigration officer, Who guards a post, while seated, Letting one man enter inside A narrow aisle, like a coin slipping inside A slot machine. 5…

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The American Dream

## How that square passport picture, Is just a fleeting moment of time.   A snap of a camera, and the trophy on a passport. The freaky Hulk, the super hero in green,   What makes you colorful, colorblind, and color-petty And still you are whipped on the inside,   How you remember what you…

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An Arranged Marriage in Childhood, to obtain a Green Card

Look how beautiful the pitch dark is, When we let our porcelain bodies, Welcome and shatter each other. We, Geetha and Sachin, met, On the day of the nuptials, as near-perfect strangers, In a pledge that was 22 years old, back When our parents, took us, and plunged us. And today, we jumped from the…

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America

A noteworthy event Where a green card becomes A greener pasture, of what it takes For a man, who crossed the Rio Grande And sneaked through a fence, To know, he now has a tap root, That when uprooted Looks a lot like a carrot stick, Stuck in an amber moment, Caught between the old…

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