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


Sanjeev Sethi is the author of three books of poetry. His most recent collection is This Summer and That Summer (Bloomsbury, 2015). He is published in more than 25 countries. Recent credits: Talking Writing, Poydras Review, Litbreak, Red Savina Review, The Piker Press, Poetry Super Highway, The Five-Two, Amethyst Review, Ethos Literary Journal, and elsewhere. He lives in Mumbai, India.

Sanjeev Sethi



Continuing at the carousel is to naturalize
the self with sorrow. Grief smears itself
on one's being like grains of sand in shoes.
I have lived long to be able to recognize
my restlessness. The viciousness of wind is
flinging its bulletins at me. I'm not inclined
to read them.