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  April 2017
volume 14 number 1
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Sanjeev Sethi April 2017



    Sanjeev Sethi is published in over 25 countries. He has more than 1200 poems printed or posted in venues around the world.
    Sethi's fourth poetry collection, Wrappings in Bespoke, is the winner of the Full Fat Collection Competition-Deux, organized by the Hedgehog Poetry Press (UK), and will be published in 2020.
    He lives in Mumbai, India.




I never received emotional citizenship
in dominion of nanny days. Without
kedge of State sponsorship I swam
in whirlpools. During my oceanic
phase you and I: you as flotsam
I as me, stroked and stoked rough
weather. In menu of our meeting
happiness was hazy. I elected for
other amusements in an island of
my making. Kelp, sea lion and seal
are natant as caret is incised over me.
Muse, its mysteries are caretakers.

(First published in Pyrokinection on July 17, 2016)

copyright 2017 Sanjeev Sethi