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Literary Pretensions; poem submission by Preeti Reddy

  Literary Pretensions Preeti Reddy   I cannot sing I cannot dance Men do not keel over at my glance I do not sew I cannot bake I’ve never learned … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · 6 Comments

Natural Royalty; poem submission by Anindo Bagchi

Natural Royalty Within the Yala national Park Untouched by the artificial light, within the dark Lie mystical creatures hidden within the birch and the bark Beyond that trail lies a … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

To Err is Human, To Forgive Divine? poem submission by Sravasti Ghosh Dastidar

To Err is Human, To Forgive Divine?   They laughed at me when I said,  I forgive you God! So who am I? When humans err, He forgives And when … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pablo Neruda’s love poems

The first I heard of Pablo Neruda was when I accompanied my husband to Chile on an assignment. One cold weekend in July we drove upto Isla Negra, the home … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Materia Medica by C.P. Surendran

Poems from Rapid Radio, a collection under construction Trade Names Mirtaz, Daxid, Zapiz. Days narrow like the magic eye Of an old radio. Nights short Like twitter text. At my … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · Leave a comment