Two Poems

by Elancharan Gunasekaran

At The Door
She’s there each night,
as I alight from the taxi.
My Wife — the cockroach
is at the same spot.
Waiting for me,
inviting me to
crush her
I can’t.

I can’t tell,
who’s the pest.
Is it us or
I bet it’s us,
no them, no us,
ask them, fuck them.

Elancharan Gunasekaran

Elancharan is a multidisciplinary artist and poet. He has a strange love for all things poetical and Sci-Fi. He’s the winner of the Montblanc X Esquire Six-word Story prize 2017. His latest publications are The Cosmonaut Manifesto (UndergroundBooks, New York), Sleeping with Wildflowers (Alien Buddha Press, Arizona/New York) and Dark Revolver (UK/India).

Artist: Sarah Kaushik




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