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Mediterranean

Sudeep Sen
Prairie Schooner, Vol. 86, No. 4 (Winter 2012)

I
A bright red boat
Yellow capsicums
Blue fishing nets
Ochre fort walls

II
Sahar’s silk blouse
gold and sheer
Her dark black
kohl-lined lashes

II
A street child’s
brown fists
holding the rainbow
in his small grasp

IV
My lost memory
white and frozen
now melts color
ready to refract