Too close, yet too far
— a poem by Nikita Parik

PASSION-   Thou crafty enchantress!!!
Encapsulated in the Heroin spreading through Joey’s senses,
Or the music drumming against my blood
Loud AnD lOud And lOUD AND LOUD
~ like a religion!
Ah! Then, why art thou
Like a summer’s cloud?
Or like wet moonbeams?
Wet moonbeams on a starry night….

Nikita Parik is a 20 year old poet from Calcutta, India. She holds a Bachelors degree in English from the University of Calcutta, and is currently pursuing Masters in Linguistics from the same reputed university. Her works have appeared in Femficatio, Blackmail Press, Efiction India, A Billion Stories, and The Voices, and she awaits publication in the anthology "Dampen to Bend" by Coal and Femficatio Publishing.