Spring 2021, poetry by Amalia E. Gnanadesikan at Spillwords.com
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Spring 2021

Spring 2021

written by: Amalia E. Gnanadesikan

 

In slight tectonic slips
The world improves.
Suddenly
A vaccine is given;
Suddenly
A crocus blooms,
And then
A robin sings.
Normality
Lies many little earthquakes ahead.

Amalia E. Gnanadesikan

Amalia E. Gnanadesikan

Amalia Gnanadesikan is a linguist who studies the atoms of writing—the alphabets and other scripts of the world—and is the author of The Writing Revolution: Cuneiform to the Internet. Her column on language, Postcards from Babel, formerly appeared in The Vocabula Review. She has turned to writing poetry in retirement, with poems appearing in Vita Brevis and Uppagus. Amalia lives in Maryland, with her husband, three cats, and numerous miniature pineapple plants.
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