Afterward, I weep into the mole
It waits, in shadows of your wrist
I smoothen it, lingering my teeth
In its near circle, filter coffee rust
I know its fissures too well by now
Like a canoe on your rippling skin
I tether to it, my anklets now mute

Photo by Ed Leszczynskl on Unsplash

Kashiana Singh

When Kashiana is not writing, she lives to embody her TEDx talk theme of Work as Worship into her every day. She currently serves as Managing Editor for Poets Reading the News. Her chapbook Crushed Anthills by Yavanika Press is a journey through 10 cities. Her newest full-length collection, Woman by the Door released in Feb 2022 with Apprentice House Press.