images of happy close-ups
Gashes without unguents are
neologist: help in examining
vacillating social vocabularies.
29 alphabets to say worthless,
that many years it took us.
Hesternal feelings clip on like
a snip of chow between the teeth.
One tine mauls, another mitigates.
Boredom in connections announce
itself in barrooms I sign into when
SANJEEV SETHI is the author of three well-received books of poetry. His most recent collection is This Summer and That Summer (Bloomsbury, 2015). His poems are in venues around the world: 3:AM Magazine,The Tower Journal, Peacock Journal, The Penmen Review, Red Fez, Indiana Voice Journal, The Penwood Review, Drunk Monkeys, Easy Street, Novelmasters, Poetry Pacific, Transnational Literature, Postcolonial Text, Bluepepper, Otoliths, and elsewhere. He lives in Mumbai, India.