Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Panorama by Sanjeev Sethi

For the parched
of shower is enough.
of our union
is song
to saplessness.
Bias is built-in
the human chip.
This is an offshoot
of the temporal run.
It is not in the texture
of alluvial soil
to understand
ruth and rue
of the scorched.

first published in Futures Trading


Sanjeev Sethi is the author of three books of poetry. His most recent collection is This Summer and That Summer (Bloomsbury, 2015). His poems are in venues around the world: The Broadkill Review, After the Pause, Chicago Record Magazine, Former People, Unlikely Stories Mark V, London Grip,  Postcolonial Text, Communion Arts Journal, Otoliths, and elsewhere. He lives in Mumbai, India.

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