sea level rise like fever spilling
Jamuna. Meghna. Padma.
to live alluvially near three rivers rising
in slums with more than miles can hold
is to choose
remember water was your first teacher —
around your waist.
mantle your tilting house move
farther and farther from the shoreline
an open parenthesis
where cyclones whirling through names will eventually
make landfall on yours
(your field left open, flooded
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