Ist die Welt kritzelnd entstanden oder schreibend?
Stammelnd oder wohl artikuliert sprechend?

God too must have stammered
when He created Man.
That is why all the words of man carry different meanings.
That ist why everything he utters
from his prayers to his commands
like poetry. 


K. Satchidanandan

K. Satchidanandan, “Stammer”, in:
Jeet Thayil, 60 Indian Poets
(New Delhi: Penguin Books India, 2008), p. 358

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