I shall s p r e a d myself
In front of my eyes
To become a lake for
Fishes born out of my





Faiz Ahmad is the founder of the healthcare startup Orbuculum and views poetry as a contemplation of the mysterious. His poems have been published or are forthcoming in Salamander, The Platform Review, The Trumpeter, Indian Literature Magazine, Muse India Journal, Avocet Review, The Punch Magazine, and others.