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Poetry: Boy gone wild by Ramesh Dohan

Boy gone wild

by Ramesh Dohan

Once I found him in a far field

Small with wild legs, the boy stole my eyes
The day he was found
Up to his ankles in petals
Asleep on the roof when the rain came
Dirty haired boy,
I watch him wrestle
My Shadows
One fist ready for me
Leave him a blanket
Leave him alone

About the author

Ramesh Dohan hails from the city of Toronto. He earned a BA from the University of British Columbia. His poetry often slips into quirky, tender, or profound observation on the everyday, reading and writing, and poetry itself. He has also seen his poetry published in several literary journals including  South Ocean Review (2007), Osprey Journal (2008), Boston Literary Magazine (2011), Ascent Aspirations (2011), Bywords Journal (2012), Allegro Poetry Review (2015), and VerseWrights (2015) & Bosphorous Review of Books (2021)

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