Flood by Khushi Jain

You remind me of
Scene from the Great Flood (1826) by Joseph-Désiré Court
Four pairs of hands
Terrified, alarmed, hysterical
Clutching, gasping, yearning

No, not you
I remind me of this painting
In your presence
I become the hands


Khushi holds a Bachelors in English literature from the University of Delhi, India, and is
currently pursuing a Masters in Classics from Trinity College, Dublin. She reads. A lot.

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