Sanjeev Sethi’s poems have been published in The London Magazine, The Fortnightly Review, Allegro Poetry Magazine,Solstice Literary Magazine,Off the Coast Literary Journal, Hamilton Stone Review, Literary Orphans, Crack the Spine Literary Magazine,The Peregrine Muse, Otoliths, Café Dissensus Everyday, The Bitchin’ Kitsch, Section 8 Magazine, Futures Trading, and elsewhere. Poems are forthcoming in Sentinel Literary Quarterly, Ink Sweat & Tears,First LiteraryReview-East, Pyrokinection,Meniscus, The Jawline Review, The Open Mouse, Drunk Monkeys,Amaryllis Poetry, and Harbinger Asylum. The recently released, This Summer and That Summer (Bloomsbury) is histhird book of poems. His work also includes well-received volumes, Nine Summers Later and Suddenly For Someone. He has, at various phases of his career, written for newspapers, magazines, and journals. He has also produced radio and television programs.
You let wounds
stir-fry in your inner wok. If only a willing one had
sampled your nosh, its stench would not have sullied
you and stopped decibels of silence from wiping out.
The trail of your sorrow will quell tardily as engrams