Oil Spill / Satya Dash

Glistening white-

hot in the sheen

of a wrestler’s body,

mounds of marrow blow

bubbles hoarse

craving rose blood.



Satya Dash’s poems appear in Waxwing, Wildness, Redivider, Passages North, The Boiler, The Florida Review, Hobart, The Cortland Review and Poetry@Sangam among others. Apart from having a degree in electronics from BITS Pilani-Goa, he has been a cricket commentator too. He is a two-time Orison Anthology, Best New Poets and Best of the Net nominee. He spent his early years in Odisha and now lives in Bangalore, India. He tweets at: @satya043 

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