Poetry – Doing Yoga – Tonmoi Das Kashyap

Illustration by the amazing @LifeofHedge

Doing Yoga

I stare at the TV, 
thinking how easily 
they do the yoga poses
trying to copy halfheartedly. 
Mind sometimes
asks to give up. 

It’s now or never, 
I advise my mind,
to grab the opportunity
with the current scenario. 

I watch the TV 
listen to the instructions
and try to do chakrasana. 

Tonmoi Das Kashyap is an emerging poet and short story writer. His work has been published in 29 Anthology and The Assam Tribune. Presently he is awaiting publication in Burgundy Balloon, Literary Garland and The Daily Drunk. He is currently working in UCO Bank and lives in Guwahati, India with his parents and brother.   

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