to escape (v.)
Artist’s statement: These erasures are part of what I call my “dictionary” series, where I look at everyday words from an altered perspective. All artwork is my own.
Shloka Shankar is a freelance writer and visual artist from Bangalore, India. She loves experimenting with Japanese short-forms and found poetry alike. Her poems have most recently appeared in Otoliths, Right Hand Pointing, One Sentence Poems, h&, Poetry WTF?!, and so on. Shloka is the founding editor of the literary & arts journal Sonic Boom, as well as its affiliated press, Yavanika. Twitter: @shloks89