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Poem: Mind Your Anatomy

By: Pavithra Joseph She’s not a c***, not a cuss word, or a b a t t e r r e d suitcase of disembodied. unclaimed. parts. She’s as complete, and incomplete, as human as you.

Poem: Don’t Touch

By: Pavithra Joseph They stood across each other packed into a train carriage; separated by others, unspeaking, looking out, or into their digital lives. He looked at her, letting the veil drop- so she saw him undress her in technicolor, in…

Poem: Shadow

By: Hardeep Sabharwal All those legend of your liveliness and courage, entered in my bones as ants, forming an ant hill, like a newly wedded girl’s Bangle’s lyrics, chanting day and night, I don’t understand, There must be some other…

Poem: Matrix

By: Hardeep Sabharwal. This year I met a guy In the same old mirror Who boasted of becoming Imago from larva Showing wings of flight Same footpaths and same sleepers Just with a curious new smile And a vision which…

Poem: Regrets

By: Ayad Gharbawi Goodbye Tears of life A farewell Beckons So I’ll say My words Of today While sincerely Despising My yesterdays For my structure And spelling Were so wrong; So often Did I only Listen To words I spoke. ~

Poem: The Moon in a November Field

By: Jibanananda Das Translated by: Kousik Adhikari Passion surges in my heart, Those clouds like the mountains When brings you with them In midnight or in last night’s sky- Whom that one dead world leaves tonight; Torn white clouds have departed in…

Poem: The Boat

By: Jayanthi Venugopal I feel the shimmers of the soft white Sun, the fresh moist of the morning dew, the gentle lapping of ocean waters and my own anxiety to set sail on the deep blue sea. I hear the morning…

Poem: Oceans and rivers

By: Neelam Singh Fiji Delimited by the ocean, in its immense vastness Copious to acquire Value laden oceans and rivers Unravel its treasures and re‐live its pleasures Oceans and rivers, a link to our ancestry The basis of our identity The…