dark gray night
of gray sublimate concoctions, as
through sun rays and particles of dust,
how close was the bypassed night
where bandaged to-gether lovers lay,
his arms swell like spring
over her conceding bones
firm as the grasp of birth
over the death of consciousness
like two white flowers
unrelated to engage with the world.
Found in folds of crepe textured history, Sneha Subramanian Kanta finds resonance with the avant-garde and dispossessed. She is a GREAT scholarship awardee and pursuing her second postgraduate degree in England. Her award winning poem 'At Dusk with the Gods' won the Alfaaz (Kalaage) prize. Her work is forthcoming in Dialog Journal, Brickplight, W.I.S.H. Press and Dying Dahlia Review. She has also been featured in international literary anthologies such as The Dance of the Peacock (Hidden Brook Press, Canada) and Peacock Journal's first print anthology published by Little Red Tree Publishing and elsewhere.