The Lost Country

Fall 2015 • Vol. 4, No. 1

issn 2326-5310 (online)


By Ramandeep Johal

This work was published in the Fall 2015 issue of The Lost Country. You may purchase a copy of this issue from us or, if you prefer, from Amazon.

The skin no longer binds him.
By land he is embraced again.
Wind looked at his ashes and
recognized him.

The solemn faces all around
only betray their helplessness
to place him everywhere.

I had taken my shoes off
as a mark of respect.
It puzzles me, to see
a new layer of dust on them.