There was an airborne promise,
A grounded whisper,
Two pinkies intertwined underwater.
There were air bubbles struggling,
A current sweeping us along like dust,
We settled again.
There was an earful pop,
A tremble echoing in the ocean,
Surfacing the salt never tasted this sweet.
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Sarosh Nandwani is a fifth year anthropology and mechanical engineering student at the University of Texas at Austin. She found poetry in high school, and has been impulse buying poetry books ever since. She loves watching stand-up comedy on Netflix.