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 Sanjeev Sethi
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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)....read more His poems are in venues around the world: Mad Swirl, Peacock Journal, Olentangy Review, Indefinite Space, Yellow Mama, Serving House Journal, The Penwood Review, Soul-Lit, The Tower Journal, Easy Street, London Grip, 3:AM Magazine, Poetry Pacific, Postcolonial Text, Otoliths and elsewhere. He lives in Mumbai, India.
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A regiment of railbirds

sterilized and sanctified

by social structures

dwell nightly as guests.

Their run or range never alters.

They never need any harrumphing.

Their recitals are true to their timbre.

In this gilly there are many gagsters

up to it in Grand Guignol.

 

On a quiet night

of which there are numerous,

I choose this babel of bellicose,

kind of corrida as sedative.

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