Trivarna Hariharan

Sonata
You and I, how we bloom in
each other’s light.
Like autumn’s flowers—
like stones undeciphered
even in their sleep.

One Night
A vein of winter’s light
fell on me
as I made love
to a stranger, my arms
barely entangled
in his.

Trivarna Hariharan is a writer and musician from India. She has authored The Necessity of Geography (Flutter Press), Home and Other Places (Nivasini Publishers), and Letters I Never Sent (Writers Workshop, Kolkata). Her writing appears or is forthcoming in One Sentence Poems, Alexandria Quarterly, Birds Piled Loosely, TXTOBJX, Front Porch Review, Plum Tree Tavern, Red Bird Chapbooks, Fourth & Sycamore, Eunoia Review, and others. She has served as the editor in chief at Inklette, and is the poetry editor for Corner Club Press. Besides writing, she learns the electronic keyboard, and has completed her fourth grade in the instrument at Trinity College of Music, London.