Erasure Triptych #1

Panel 1:

Read me;

I’m lost in the belly

of a minute.

Panel 2:

fling

me

into

a

dead

image

Panel 3:

Take me—

a precept

the depth of

wind and shoes.

Source: O, Thou Opening, O by Theodore Roethke

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Erasure Triptych #2

Panel 1:

before me

a small pool of rain…

the when, why, and what

of grace

Panel 2:

feed

fire

to

love

and

fall

into

art

Panel 3:

My life

in paragraphs

of exasperation—

I revive wonder,

and change

what happens after.

Source: Straw for the Fire by Theodore Roethke

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Shloka Shankar is a freelance writer and visual artist from Bangalore, India. She loves experimenting with Japanese short-forms and found poetry alike. A Best of the Net nominee, her poems have most recently appeared in Tiny SpoonPoetry WTF?!, the other bunny, UnLost Journal, and so on. Shloka is the founding editor of Sonic Boom and its imprint, Yavanika Press 

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