Poems by Arya Gopi

    A Roofless HomeMelancholy is a pallid sparrow on an allamanda flower. The heaviness of its alight on a petal is unbearable. Madness is like baby gravels in a wild...

Poems By Aneek Chatterjee

    Silence And I began to talk to flowers. What is better, silence or eloquence, I don’t know. You preferred silence, but I wanted to talk. The difference lingered and ultimately got...

Poems by Karthik K

  Translated from Malayalam by Ra Sh   As time passes, men do become tender When babies are fed they insist on grabbing the spoon used to feed water. When I used...

Haiku by Richard E Schell

    Await, silent ruins, tales a thousand years untold, Can we learn their message? * The circle of life, can we find its true meaning? It waits unknown. * A dark winter’s night, A...

Poems by Rajesh Nandiamkode

  Translated from Malayalam by Ra Sh    Gummy soil Always always it sticks to the spade. Most of my time is spent in scraping it off with a stick. Whenever the landlord comes he...

Poems by Santosh Dharma Rathod

     A Shirt* I was reluctant, brother, to say: “This summer vacation Get me a shirt from a city.” Lest it shouldn’t be A command or a demand Of a younger...

Poems by Gerard Sarnat

    Intensive Care Unit Blues  …Though I have seen my head (grown slightly bald) brought in upon a platter, I am no prophet — and here’s no...

Poems by K Satchidanandan  

  Translated from Malayalam by the Poet   Sculpting  A sculptor’s chisel carves an image in the breeze that carries the scent of wildflowers. A boatman’s paddle, dark as night, carves a...

3 Poems by Raa Prasad

  Translated from Malayalam by Ra Sh   The Waiting Yesterday’s rain has some questions for you. Can anyone enjoy the rain as much as a man who sleeps on...

Poems by Kalyani Bindu

    The Only FableThey stop by your window during your afternoon naps. Weren't you watching as you pushed your forehead onto the sill, letting the sleeping one...

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