Merge to Dissolve

I don’t fully believe
in destiny
or will

But after meeting you
in our dream –
your ochre, burnt umber, russet skin
trapped by me
in different lights –
how can I not
in fate

or that we
this union

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Dr A.V. Koshy is presently working as Assistant Professor in Dept. of English, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Jazan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has authored or co-authored seven or eight books of poetry, theory and criticism. He is an editor and anthologist. He is also a distinguished teacher of the English language and literature and a critic, with a Ph.D in modern poetry, specifically Samuel Beckett's poems in English. He was a Pushcart Prize nominee for poetry in 2012 and his book Art of Poetry was selected as Best Reads 2012 by Butterfly and the Bee. He has been editor's pick on Camel Saloon thrice and poet of the month thrice in Destiny Poets UK besides often having his poems appear in the highly selected category. Has other international awards, diplomas and certificates to his credit too.

7 thoughts on “Merge to Dissolve

  1. Louis Kasatkin

    In length and in the demands placed upon the reader’s attention span , this poem is something of a will o’ the wisp ; but one that leaves an indelible imprint in its aftermath.


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