No remote town folks hear his loud yodels,
no prince, no men on the road,
no ‘girl in a pale pink coat’ hears it, but I hear.
I hear The Sound of Music of love
of the lamb and the goatherd
long after they have disappeared down the jungle path.
Santosh Bakaya: I am a poet-novelist-essayist residing in
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. I work as a teacher and have
contributed to various anthologies, have written many
novels and poetry anthologies, and a poetic biography of
Mahatma Gandhi, Ballad of Bapu. Recently I delivered a Ted
Talk on The Myth Of Writers’ Block.