Poems by Ranjith Sivaraman

    Cloak of Solitude When her eyes are blank and cold When there are no ripples of warmth When they are like a frozen brook in a new...

Poems by Karen Paul Holmes

  Teaching Mozart in Stone Mountain Prison   I didn’t know what crimes they’d committed, those twelve guys glaring at me.   No female had taught there before, so I wore...

Poems by Prathap Kamath

  Burnt down forest It is bad when about sixteen years of life lie like a patch of burnt down forest – black, charcoaled, ash-bordered, ...

Two Poems by Kalyani Bindu

  My Imagination of You My imagination of You departs like an impending recollection of a dream- a narrative between shadows, colorless with welcoming, stretchable dimensions, lily shadows in...

The Stories We Tell Ourselves: A Look Through the Lenses of Zen Buddhism and...

  In his poem Can Palat W.S. Merwin reminisces about an abandoned, hillside farmstead he encountered as a young man. On a terrace he finds an...

Every Sheath is Torn – Photo Haiku by Gabriel Rosenstock

  Photography By Youngho Kang   1. throbbing dawn . . . everything becomes something else   2. when every sheath is torn from us . . . what then?   3. before the filthy birth of Time ....

Poems by Gary Beck

  Cold Spell II Winter lingers on stubbornly refusing to allow Spring thaw. The sparrows sit on icy benches crying to a chilled chorus for warmer days.   Erasure Escape from reality is an American trait. More...

Malayalam Poetry : N. G. Unnikrishnan’s Poems

  Malayalam Poetry in Translation Series – 14 Translated by Aditya Shankar The history of modern Malayalam poetry is a narrative of continuous innovation, gradual emancipation from...

I will Run I will Live – A Poem by Rimli Bhattacharya

  I will run I will live His words rang in her mind – “I never loved you” . She closed her ears, To...

Malayalam Poetry : Sreekumar Kariyad’s Poems

  Malayalam Poetry in Translation Series – 30 Translated by Aditya Shankar More than any other genre in Malayalam literature, poetry has articulated the profound contradictions of...

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