Momentum by Palash Mahmud

Palash Mahmud | December 15th, 2021 | poetry | No Comments


I heard a cat’s cries, thinner
than air, looming out from
the perforated snails.

I dared to name
the sound. Words fell
out of my mouth.

As the memory slithers
between the momentum
of flapping wings.

Poet Bio

Palash Mahmud is a bilingual writer, book critic based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His poetry, literary reviews and criticisms have appeared in Cordite Poetry Review, Active Muse, League of Poets, Superstition Review, The Punch Magazine, Kitaab, Ephemeral Elegies, The Bosphorus Review of Books, Poetry Potion and forthcoming elsewhere.

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