vivek sharma is published both as a poet and as a scientist. He lives in Cambridge, MA, USA where he works as a post-doctoral researcher at MIT.
An essay on the ghazal and its adoption by English poets
The twilight song is a lantern’s hum
the foxy echoes have just begun
a leopard breathes in fields, unseen
crickets coo in communal whisperin
from Reading Hour May-Jun 2012
Ghazal: an elegy or ode to a beloved, a lyrical, stylized lament, a play of words, and a wistful cry rolled into five coupl