In my garden,
   two strands of
brown grass

are entwined in
   each other. A newly
knit sweater.

Watching them
   even from this
far away,

I feel the joy
   of my daughter’s
fingers in mine.

Trivarna Hariharan is a writer and pianist based in India. She has studied English Literature at Delhi University, and the University of Cambridge. Her poems have been published in Noble/Gas Quarterly, Entropy, Right Hand Pointing and others. She has authored a poetry collection, There Was Once A River Here (Les Editions du Zaporogue). Besides writing, she loves to cook, paint and watch the birds that visit her veranda.

See more of her work in 8.3 and 8.3 again