day 149 (june 18, 2018)

….colonialism
is a shimmering
swimming pool
in kolkata
shedding onlywestern exteriors
i dive into the deepend
a
dependent club member
breaststroking from
the margins to the center
finally
i stand up in the shallows
rubbing water
out of pores
that
are now properly chlorinated
and yet….

 

day 149 (june 18, 2018)

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