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


V.S. Rakenduvadhana is an Indian writer, poet, visual artist, and filmmaker based in Helsinki. Her diurnal energies are also devoted to her work as a neuroscientist. She has had a lifelong nocturnal affair with philosophy, music, and art in its many forms. Her works are now published/emerging in various literary magazines including The Vital Sparks, In Parentheses, Camas, Rigorous, Landlocked Magazine and decomp; while she works on her first novella. Website:

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A sidereal breakfast regimen

In the quenching reticence of our mornings together,
And with the eclipses that revolve inside my stomach when you look at me with that face;
How many tides have we killed in our teacups,
And how you have taught my poems to suture their lips and watch the panes.