By Vatsala RadhaKeesoon
Excerpted from Unconditonal Thread , Alien Buddha Press, USA (2019)
First published in Le Defi, Mauritius, April 2020
Vatsala Radhakeesoon was born in Mauritius in 1977. She is the author of 8 poetry books including When Solitude Speaks (Ministry of Arts and Culture Mauritius, 2013), Unconditional Thread ( Alien Buddha Press, USA,2019), and Tropical Temporariness (Transcendent Zero Press, USA, 2019). She is one of the representatives of Immagine and Poesia, an Italy based literary movement uniting artists and poets’ works. She has been selected as one of the poets for Guido Gozzano Poetry contest from 2016 to 2019. Vatsala currently lives at Rose-Hill and is a literary translator, interviewer and artist.