Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tanka by Gabriel Rosenstock

  Gabriel Rosenstock’s Tanka Series – 4   1. the flower seller is left  with her flowers I am left with my poems                ...

Four Poems By Oisín Breen

    The Mulch When we think of chimaera, Of the impossibility of stasis, And the consistency of change, Of the annihilation of the zero point, Perfection,...

Poems by J.R. Solonche

    The Best Myths Are The Metamorphoses  The best myths are the metamorphoses, the ones that change, transform, shift shapes from one ordinary to one more strange, from one mere mortally to one...

Poems by Vipitha

  Translated from Malayalam by Ra Sh * Kissing a dead man Will the world consider kissing a dead man as a Kiss? A Kiss when someone is in senseless sleep with drooping...

Three Poems By Anna Mary Haskal

  Translated from Malayalam by Ra Sh (Ravi Shanker)   Head swarming with melancholy lice Sometimes, life imitates the hair that cascades down unknotting the tightest knots. You cut it even as...

Malayalam Poetry : Kalpatta Narayanan’s Poems

  Malayalam Poetry in Translation – 3 Translated by Aditya Shankar (Translator’s Note: The finest of contemporary Malayalam poetry represents the latest poetic sensibility that is on view...

2 Poems by Anusree Raveendran

    I know how to strangle my emotions I know how to strangle my emotions And to bury them underneath the realm I wrap the corpse and cleared...

Two Poems by Michael G. Smith

  A Bodhisattva-in-Training Contemplates Self-Denial i. Only years later did Ching An realize burning off two fingers would not lead to enlightenment. But two millenia before, having left his father’s palace, the Buddha figured...

Poems by Bogan Sankar

  Translated from Tamil by Nakul Vāc   Prophet for Twisted Times Afraid I had put the wrong foot forward I went back a square. "Retreating not allowed for a...

Malayalam Poetry : Anwar Ali’s Poems

  Malayalam Poetry in Translation – 9 Translated by Aditya Shankar (Translator’s Note: The finest of contemporary Malayalam poetry represents the latest poetic sensibility that is on view...

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