AMITABH VIKRAM DWIVEDI

Book-Reading

Creative Writing | Poetry


Book-Reading

WHEN I open a book and read
Words do not come to me easily.
First, they break into morphemes,
and then in syllables.

Then the whiteness of the page disappears
And blackness comes into being.
With a gradual play of black and white
Comes knowledge and meaning.

Photograph by Elise Matich