Sahana Mukherjee studies at the Department of English, Jadavpur University. Her poems have previously been published in Muse India, Economic and Political Weekly, The Four Quarters Magazine, Café Dissensus, Bangalore Review, The Sunflower Collective.
I’ve been writing down hurt, Richie —
About to be a decade soon.
It’s still the size of your silence,
and the gap in our being.
(All for Richie, who would have read.)
Dusting the weed midway
Love is our tongue,
that comes knocking
after I fall asleep.
Love, a flight
in an imagined courtyard,