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DISTANCE: SUCHITA PARIKH

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A quarter of a

watermelon lies

bleeding, with a fork

in its heart.

I watch the life

drip out of it, onto

the Kashmiri carpet

where I lie

like a chalk outline.



Suchita Parikh works as an Assistant Editor of Millionaire Magazines (Indian, Arab and International Editions), Luxury Travel and Racing World. Her poems have been published in Sahitya Akademi’s Indian Literature (Jan-Feb 2005) and Liquid Apnea, a collection of poetry, was published in 2005.

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