Attentiveness – a poem by Sanjeev Sethi


Solitary at a streambed:
I speak to myself
about the blockages
at bounds.

This isn’t the dictate
of downtime ardor
but occlusion
of another order.

When antiphons
come back at the seams:
it’s according to Hoyle
to buckle before the all-powerful.


Sanjeev Sethi is published in over 25 countries. He has more than 1200 poems printed or posted in venues around the world. Wrappings in Bespoke, is Winner of Full Fat Collection Competition-Deux organized by the Hedgehog Poetry Press UK. Its his fourth book. It will be issued in 2020. He lives in Mumbai, India.

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