Verity by Sanjeev Sethi

Random lines cohere
into a rondel
or a tanka.
Truth has timbres.

When narratives overlap
inflection has its nook.
If actuality were
as easy as  an ellipsis.

If it works, it works.
Or it ain’t a waka.
In meatspace if it isn’t
a life, it still is.

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SANJEEV SETHI is the author of three well-received books of poetry. His most recent collection is This Summer and That Summer (Bloomsbury, 2015). His poems are in venues around the world including The Penmen Review, Red Fez, Indiana Voice Journal, Dime Show Review, Zoomoozophone Review, Chronogram, Stanzaic Stylings, Visual Verse, Poetry Pacific, Transnational Literature, Meniscus, Bluepepper and elsewhere. He lives in Mumbai, India.
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