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Wipro Park

I walk the length of Wipro park.
Taking the side furthest from the road
to distance myself from the traffic noise.

The clop, clop of my cowboy boots
sounds on the hard packed earth,
as I pass lovers on the benches.

A line of newly planted palm saplings
sit in pits of mud to my right.
My groceries hang in my left hand.

The tiniest beer-buzz makes me calm
and yet elated, at peace in the dark.
I am content in this far away place.

Leaving the park, I cross the street,
buy onions, dhaniya, and eggs,
then make my way home for supper.

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