Poems by prasanna

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  • After being tended to by parents, who had more...
    than love—who called out for a more benevolent...

  • The days are warmer now—you spill everywhere,
    even the shadow is formed in your shape...

  • Who else would remember— their first night...
    fluorescent tubes, and the lone waitress who...

  • Her hand atop yours, and on the inside, you are...
    at daybreak no less, you could not part. You did...

  • I want to share the sunset with you, I don’t...
    reduced to slivers of photographs and pixels...

  • Maybe forgetting is first, and death comes...
    because we gave it meaning by connecting the...

  • Junk email reads...

  • I come bearing fruit from the northern isles—you...
    and wonder which flesh is sweeter, more tender...

  • In a language of lament and mourning—poetry...
    verses like ’stranded among the living/called...

  • time stains my hands like turmeric—i...
    of it, like ridding it would absolve me of me my...

  • of light, of love—twined together by the...
    of time, there is little to be said, little to be...

  • Sorrow espaliered across the width of my...
    manages to cast light on it. I suppose that...