In luminosity of libidinous spell
intensity as urgent as itself, sto-
chastically I could never have
ribbed on my present-day roster.
Pillows serve their purpose. I’m
not for medicos panning cushions.
Never disparage. You never know
who or what comforts when.
Sanjeev Sethi is the author of three books of poetry. His most recent collection is This Summer and That Summer (Bloomsbury, 2015). A Best of the Net 2017 & 2018 nominee, his poems are in venues around the world: The Best of Mad Swirl: v2017!, Poetry Super Highway, Former Cactus, 48th Street Press, The Metaworker, Pyrokinection, Ink Pantry, Amethyst Review, Beakful | Becaqée, and elsewhere. He lives in Mumbai, India.