The Making

The Making

The Making 748 400 Prasanta Verma

Scattered, broken particles
must be remade
after life on earth snaps,
crushes each bone, sinew,
and organ into first-born

Dust catches in throat—
chokes irrelevancy

Smeared ashes
into wooden cross beams

unmade – made – remade


Prasanta Verma

Prasanta Verma is a poet, writer, blogger, occasional artist, and aspiring author. Born under an Asian sun and raised in the Appalachian foothills in the southern U.S., she is currently digging out of snow piles in the upper Midwest. She is a mom of three and coaches high school debate.

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