The Countries of Sleep

By Indu Parvathi

The restless sink in their beds, they fitfully sleep. (Walt Whitman, The Sleepers)

Text of Indu Parvathi's poem "The Countries of Sleep"

Indu Parvathi is a teacher and poet from Bengaluru, India. Her poetry appears or is forthcoming in various literary magazines and platforms including The Yearbook of Indian Poetry 2021, Nightingale & Sparrow, Eclectica Magazine, Kitaab Quarterly and Eunoia Review.

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