My mother is a fish

BY Debasish Mishra

Debasish Mishra is a Senior Research Fellow at NISER, India, whose recent poems have appeared in 𝐻𝑎𝑤𝑎𝑖𝑖 𝑃𝑎𝑐𝑖𝑓𝑖𝑐 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑖𝑒𝑤, 𝐴𝑝𝑟𝑖𝑐𝑖𝑡𝑦, 𝑅𝑢𝑏𝑏𝑒𝑟𝑡𝑜𝑝 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑖𝑒𝑤, 𝑃𝑒𝑟𝑐𝑒𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑠, 𝑊𝑜𝑟𝑑𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑆𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑠 𝑄𝑢𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑙𝑦, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of the 2019 Bharat Award for Literature and the 2017 Reuel International Best Upcoming Poet Prize. Find out more about Debasish here.

Image Credit: “long ago” by Andrea Damic