From the last bench the last name
walks towards the teacher.
By the time he reaches the podium
he has long legs and awkward bulk.
He stoops over the teacher, whispers, “Why?”
Spring breezes through the windows.
The school guard chases away his shadow.
Picture Nick Victor
Kushal Poddar lives in Kolkata, India
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