This poem is taken from Stand 223, 17(3) September - November 2019.

Sumita Chakraborty Poem
Night Questions


        When does the moon turn full?

When I tell it stories of love.

        When does the moon begin to wane?

When I stop speaking of love.

        What do you look like in the dark?

A horned, lit, and petrified tree on a shore.

        To whom do you turn when in pain?
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