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


Archana Sridhar is a poet and university administrator in Toronto, Canada. A graduate of Bard College, Harvard Law School and a former Fulbright Scholar, Archana focuses on themes of meditation, race, motherhood, and diaspora in her poetry and flash writing. Her work has been featured in The Puritan, The Hellebore, Barren Magazine, and elsewhere.

Archana Sridhar

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from time to time
it's good to be reminded
that gravity exists
clean lines cling frozen to life
snowbound to birch boughs
as the sun fights through
the haze that suffocates
our blue sky of contentment
a reminder of our tethered feet
as the world turns and turns