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Jerry Pinto

Photo by Anirban Dutta

Lord of the linear narrative,

Show me the point at which I should begin.

Stop me when I have said as much as I should.

Regulate my voice, I boom too much

and my whispers are shrill.

Feed me words on those long, slow afternoons.

Allow me the grace of serendipity

To find lost continents on my tongue.

Give me the gift of silence,

and then set me adrift.


Jerry Pinto is a media professional and writer. He lives in Bombay