First Prize, Poetry 2017, Shloka Shankar

to consider (v.)

Shloka Shankar

Art is busied in considering.
No sooner done,
I wish I could—I wish I could—
(speak the rest).
A trap, beautiful.
But make amends;
far from being a diamond,
far from being an answer,
a refusal.

Source: An erasure culled out from Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper

Shloka Shankar 2017 erasure

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