Leave-Taking


by Sanjeev Sethi

You & I are no scholars of horology

but time wraps in bespoke. Detritus

blocks our way, deterring us from

zooming into a xyst. We don’t need

the descant of a dragoman. We know

it’s clock out on a timepiece that refuses

to tictock. When fresh, we lacked the grace

to smell the flowers. Rearranging an old

bouquet is no way to rev it up.

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Writers Bio

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: London Grip,  Morphrog 14,3:AM Magazine, Sentinel Literary Quarterly, Spillwords, Visual Verse,Mad Swirl, Indefinite Space, Serving House Journal, Experiential-Experimental-Literature, The Penwood Review,Futures Trading, and elsewhere. He lives in Mumbai, India. 


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