Karthik Sethuraman /
March 15, 2022
Two Poems | Karthik Sethuraman

About The Author

Karthik Sethuraman

Karthik Sethuraman is an Indian-American living in California. His recent works have appeared in Fugue, Lunch Ticket, Hot Metal Bridge, Kestrel, and Berkeley Poetry Review. He was a 2019 fellow at Kearny Street Workshop’s Interdisciplinary Writers Lab. Along with English language poetry, he spends time reading and translating poems from the Tamil diaspora.

As a child of diaspora, my fairy tales often had many components—pieces picked up at home, stories learned at school. This poem marries Job's Uz with my grandmother's crow, our rituals of feeding it, and the stories I imagined through the intermediate spaces.