[i] what if a promise comes back drills your amygdala like a gimlet bleeds in an iambic pentameter [ii] and you anesthetize it with a new promise like tender wind melting an ice-cube in an iambic pentameter
About the Poet:
Palash Mahmud is a bilingual writer, book critic based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His poetry, literary reviews and criticisms appeared in Cordite Poetry Review, Mediterranean Poetry, Active Muse, League of Poets, Superstition Review, The Punch Magazine, Kitaab, Ephemeral Elegies, The Bosphorus Review of Books, Poetry Potion Trouvaille Review, Poet’s Choice and forthcoming elsewhere. He worked as a poetry reader for Sepia Quarterly.