the women in my family are left in stacks of black & whites,
a few color. I wear their faces of opaque expression.
night bruises into the highlands, then the moors, & pours into
the sea. I wish them a small garden of perennial light.
Sneha Subramanian Kanta is a recipient of the GREAT scholarship and has earned a second postgraduate degree in literature from England. She is the founding editor of Parentheses Journal and the winner of the Uncommon Chapbook Series from Boston Accent Lit. She is the author of Synecdoche (The Poetry Annals, England) and Prosopopoeia (Ghost City Press, USA).