the twist like a clap
That cuts loud into silences long in the thick
of the drama involved
And you’re jerked out of it like a bird on a branch
when it swings with a force.
Saloni Kaul, author and poet, was first published at the age of ten. As critic and columnist, Saloni has enjoyed 38 years of being published. Saloni Kaul's first volume, a 50-poem collection, published in 2009. Subsequent volumes include Universal One and Essentials All. Recent publications include: Poetry Quarterly, The Penwood Review, Eye On Life Magazine, Tipton Poetry Journal, The Horrorzine, Poetry Paint Anthology, Misty Mountain Review, and Inwood Indiana, and Mad Swirl. Upcoming publication acceptances include Sentinel Quarterly (October 2016) as well as AJI Magazine.