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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Sreedhar Vinnakota is a theoretical physicist and writer from Chennai, India. His poems have been published in One Sentence Poems and Right Hand Pointing.

Sreedhar Vinnakota

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He held her
kissing softly
before celebrating
with hugs and high fives
with his jubilant mates.

Making the long walk
back to the pavilion
I wondered who won;
for she kissed me first
drawing me towards her
teasingly, temptingly
inexorably slowly
before leaving me
with a pounding heart
to settle in his clasp.