October 30, 2012

One poem by Shaily Sahay


Et tu, Brute

Love and Integrity
are friends though
austere,
unassuming and quiet.
One is life
giving,
the other
life sustaining.

Betrayal
is their common enemy—
its existence is
soundless,
corrosive,
shocking,
blind.


Shaily Sahay is a computer engineer. She also works as a freelance writer, editor, translator and a voice artist. She lives in Bombay and is working on her first novel. Her stories have been anthologized in Ripples by APK Publishers and have appeared online on Asiawrites and Muse India. Another of her stories is also set to appear in the anthology Celebrating India by Nivasini Publishers.

2 comments:

  1. So true. And beautifully captured.

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  2. I like the first para a lot Shaily! :)
    Good work

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