It’s a strong belief that sexuality and spirituality are closely intertwined. Well, at least Piyush Mishra thinks so. He believes that it is the restlessness that arises from our inability to be one with the divine that makes us indulge in the next best pleasurable experience – the act of sex. So, in an attempt to search for a higher power, the protagonist of Piyush Mishra’s “One Night Stand” frequently indulges in carnal pleasure. 

Here are some excerpts from his poem exploring the disquiet of a human mind and the struggle to connect with the creator through a ‘one night stand.’ 

Listen to the poem here:

One of the best by Piyush Mishra!