Cascade of Stars

Mira MehtaMira Mehta


Silken Strings

Binds its object with tight cords,
Draws it in a close embrace
And strangles it,
Or ties it to a stake
To set it ablaze.

Binds its object with gossamer,
Lets it roam at will
And puts in its hand
The end of the thread
To clue the way home.

This poem is from Mira Mehta’s collection

Cascade of Stars