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


Chumki Sharma is a poet from Kolkata, India. Her works have been published and are forthcoming in several publications all across the world. She is also a renowned spoken word performer and has been featured on the radio and other media. Currently she is working on her manuscript "Running Away With The Garden" when not engaged in her day job as a Banker.

Chumki Sharma


The New Life

My boat
Stuck in the web of weeds
Deep in the river
Not moved an inch since centuries..

Or is it that
The orca that fancies the weed
(Or is it me?)
Is furiously eating away the web
And I am sitting
Quietly in the new life..?